Results 1 to 2 of 2

61795 replacement

  1. #1
    Default 61795 replacement
    Medical Coding Books
    We are needing to know which code to use while doing a Stealth endoscopic sinus susrgery. We were using 61795,31288,31276,31255 and 31267. Now 61795 has been deleted and 61781 or 61782 do not seem to replace 61795. What do I use? My doctor says it should be extradural and extracranial.
    Last edited by alexent; 01-06-2011 at 07:40 AM.

  2. #2
    Tuscaloosa, AL
    The sinuses are within the cranium but not within the dura - thus 61782 cranial, extradural.
    Jerri, CPC

Similar Threads

  1. 61795(Stereotactic Computer Assist)
    By Johanna Diecidue in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-13-2010, 03:14 PM
  2. cpt 61795 denials
    By rimiller in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-03-2009, 06:22 AM
  3. replacement
    By mstoop1 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-21-2009, 08:14 AM
  4. Procedure 61795
    By mbeachhamilton in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-17-2009, 01:51 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.