What is the CPT code for closed reduction nasal fracture?
Simply so, what is the CPT code for closed reduction of nasal bone fracture with stabilization?
What is the difference between closed treatment of a nasal bone fracture without manipulation (CPT 21310) and without stabilization (CPT 21315)?
Additionally, what is a closed reduction nasal fracture? Closed reduction of nasal fracture is the medical term for 'setting' the nose back to normal position soon after the nose is broken if the nasal bones are displaced. The procedure is performed to try to return only the external bony portion of the nose to its pre-injury state.
In this regard, what is the CPT code for open reduction nasal fracture?
Current Procedural Terminology
|Preferred Name||Open treatment of nasal fracture; with concomitant open treatment of fractured septum|
|Synonyms||Open reduction of fracture of nasal bone with open repair of fracture of nasal septum|
What is a closed treatment of a fracture?
The CPT manual continues with definitions of "closed treatment," "open treatment," and "percutaneous skeletal fixation." Closed treatment specifically means that the fracture site is not surgically opened.