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  1. Question bilateral sinus debridement
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    I am looking for the most appropriate CPT for bilateral sinus debridement for chronic sinusitis 473.9. Our physician has documented:Sinuses debrided today in clinic. Copious amounts of thick mucus removed. About 10min was spent cleaning bilateral sinus cavities.
    Any suggestions or comments are appreciated.

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    I have looked this information up and it would help if you had a little more information about which sinus did he debride. If no specific sinus is mention and if you are an endoscopy clinic you can use the CPT code 31237; and if it was not done endoscopic it would give you an unlisted 31299. I hope this helps. R Law, CPC

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