CPT Codes For Other Procedures On The Pharynx, Adenoids, And Tonsils
Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for other procedures on the pharynx, adenoids, and tonsils.
CPT Code 42955
CPT 42955 describes the fistulization of the pharynx externally for feeding.
CPT Code 42960
CPT 42960 describes the control of primary or secondary oropharyngeal bleeding (e.g., post-tonsillectomy) with a simple procedure.
CPT Code 42961
CPT 42961 describes the control of complicated oropharyngeal hemorrhage, primary or secondary (e.g., post-tonsillectomy), requiring hospitalization.
CPT Code 42962
CPT 42962 describes secondary surgical intervention for control of primary or secondary oropharyngeal bleeding (e.g., post-tonsillectomy).
CPT Code 42970
CPT 42970 describes the control of primary or secondary nasopharyngeal hemorrhage through simple methods such as posterior nasal packs, with or without anterior packs and/or cautery.
CPT Code 42971
CPT 42971 describes the control of primary or secondary nasopharyngeal bleeding, which is complicated and requires hospitalization, such as post-adenoidectomy.
CPT Code 42972
CPT 42972 describes the control of primary or secondary nasopharyngeal hemorrhage with secondary surgical intervention.
CPT Code 42975
CPT 42975 describes the dynamic evaluation of the velum, pharynx, tongue base, and larynx for evaluation of sleep-disordered breathing, flexible, diagnostic, using drug-induced sleep endoscopy.
CPT Code 42999
CPT 42999 describes an unlisted procedure involving the pharynx, adenoids, or tonsils.