Q: Would insertion of an absorbable nasal implant, such as Latera®, to treat nasal obstruction from valve collapse be reported with CPT code 30465, Repair of nasal vestibular stenosis (eg, spreader grafting, lateral nasal wall reconstruction)?
A: No. This procedure should be reported with 30468, Repair of nasal valve collapse with subcutaneous/submucosal lateral wall implant(s). This code became available in January 2021, and should be utilized for placement of an absorbable nasal implant, such as Latera.
Revised October 2023
Published November 2017
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