CPT® 41530, Under Other Procedures on the Tongue and Floor of Mouth

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 41530 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Procedures on the Tongue and Floor of Mouth.

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During this procedure, the physician ablates submucosal tissue of the tongue base using radiofrequency to reduce tissue volume, often on more than one site. This procedure may also be referred to as radiofrequency tissue volume reduction (RTVR) and is often used to treat obstructive sleep apnea. This code should be reported for each session.

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