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    Default Splenius Palatine Nerve Block

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    Does anyone know the proper CPT code to report for this procedure done for sinus headache? It involves putting topical Lidocaine viscous jelly on a cotton swab and placing that into the nose to numb the nerve.

    Thank you
    Alisa, CPC

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    The above link describes

    ....transnasal sphenopalatine ganglion block consisting of a cotton tipped applicator.....

    The appropriate code selection is unlisted procedure code 64999

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    Thank you for that link and your response.
    Alisa, CPC

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