Sialoendoscopy

Coding sialoendoscopy

Created Apr 2011
Reviewed Dec 2019

Query

What code should be assigned for the procedure ‘Sialoendoscopy’?
This procedure is either performed as a diagnostic procedure (on its own) or in conjunction with a dilatation of the salivary gland.

Response

As there is no specific ACHI code available for this procedure assign 90140-00 [399] Other procedures on salivary gland or duct.

If Sialoendoscopy is performed in conjunction with a dilatation and/or extraction of calculi assign the code for dilatation 30262-00 [398] Dilation of salivary gland or duct or 30266-02 [395] Removal of calculus from salivary gland or duct only and use free text to add specificity.

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