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Old 03-04-2013, 08:31 AM
Peggy M Peggy M is offline
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Default endoscopic maxillary sinus lavage

I have a surgeon that does an endoscopic maxillary sinus lavage. He goes in looks around and then does a lavage. That is all he does. Does the code 31233 include the lavage or since there is no code for the endoscopic lavage do you go unlisted?
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:31 AM
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I would stick with the 31233. I don't believe a lavage would warrant any additional payment. It would be considered part of the procedure performed.
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