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Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Device Coding

young girl with sensorineural hearing loss has a cochlear device implanted
Young girl with sensorineural hearing loss is treated with a cochlear implantation device

The Coding Challenge


A 9-year-old patient with sensorineural hearing loss, bilaterally, is treated with a bilateral cochlear implantation device. The area of the scalp behind the left ear is shaved and cleaned, and a small incision is made in the skin. The surgeon then drills into the mastoid bone and the inner ear and inserts the electrode array into the cochlea. The same procedure is done on the right ear.

A. H90.5, 92603-50
B. H90.3, 69930-50
C. H90.5, 69930, 69501
D. H90.41, H90.42, 92603


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