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    Question Endoscopic biopsies

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    Hello! I am at a loss as to how to code a biospy of the tongue base and the nasopharynx when the doctor does it endoscopically. Does anybody have a suggestion?
    Thank you!

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    I would code the tongue bx with 41105 and the nasopharynx 42806. The use of the laryngoscope is included in 42806.

    hope this helps,


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    Thank you for your help!

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