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    Default Cpt 40804

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    CPT code 40804 doesn't mention the number of foreign bodies included in the code, should i use this code more then once if there is more then one foreign body removed from the mouth, or would it only be billed once regardless of quantity?

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    Gwyn
    Gwyn Kehrle

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    I would bill per foreign body, assuming the documentation supports each seperate removal. It specifically states removal of foreign BODY, as in singular.

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    Would you use 40804 for removal of a tonsilith?

    Thank you.

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