Personally, I think the doctor is short changing themselves, I would definitely bill this out; most likely the obstructing turbinate was not viewed on a normal exam due to the age of the child, but was subsequently found on exam under anesthesia.....many time things are found intra-operatively that need to be treated, but that does not mean we cannot charge for them....
Use your best judgement, ultimately the physician is the boss, but I would argue the point with any of my docs.....
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