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    Wink aspiration of the nose (mucus)

    Quick question and need your help please.
    What cpt code would you use for removing the mucus in the nose?
    Any suggestions are appreciated.
    thank you

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    2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Book
    Quote Originally Posted by mbyrley View Post
    Quick question and need your help please.
    What cpt code would you use for removing the mucus in the nose?
    Any suggestions are appreciated.
    thank you
    Hi. I'm not aware of any nasal suctioning procedure code. Usually it's done with a simple bulb syringe, right? I think that's considered part of the E/M service work for professional billing, and it's bundled in with the nursing room and board for inpatient facilty billing.

    Hope this helps.

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