Removal of Impacted Cerumen

CPT Codes 69209, 69210, G0268

Date Issued: 11/12/2018

The removal of impacted cerumen (69209, 69210, G0268) is only medically necessary when reported with a diagnosis of impacted cerumen (ICD-10 codes H61.2–H61.23) according to the AMA CPT and HCPCS Level II manuals. Therefore, CPT codes 69209, 69210, and G0268 will be denied when reported with any other diagnosis.

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