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help with nose bleed procedure

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    Need opinions for procedure to control nose bleed. Not sure if 30901 would be appropriate code.

    procedure:I placed 3 epinephrine soaked cotton pledgets in the right nostril. These were removed after 25 minutes and no blood or bleeding site was noted.

    Thanks for any help.

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    I think this is correct code. It is not important what the physician is doing to treat it. If it is simple packing without coagulation too, it should be 30901.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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