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What must be done if only one tonsil and/or adenoid is removed?

What must be done if only one tonsil and/or adenoid is removed?

Typically, when coding for a tonsillectomy with or without an adenoidectomy, which are presented by code range 42820-42836, the procedure was completed bilaterally. In regards to coding guidelines and reimbursement methodologies, what will happen if the procedure is reported with modifier -50? What must be done if only one tonsil and/or adenoid is removed?