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    The ARNP states that she did a lavage, curette & removal with forcept of cerumen. Can she bill a 69210? Thanks

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    Yes, per clarification from CPT and CMS in 2006, 69210 can be used if the cerumen is impacted and requires a spoon, spatula, or some other instrument to be removed.
    Melissa Tescher, CPC, CPMA, CEMC Compliance and Coding Specialist
    Willamette Valley Professional Services member National Advisory Board 2013-2015

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