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Old 09-25-2009, 05:21 AM
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Default Please Help with CPT Code

Hi,
I really could use advice on a CPT code for CO2 Laser Ablation of Multiple
Tongue Lesions ???
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:23 AM
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Default tongue lesion

If it was submucosal lesioins of the tongue base, check out 41530, otherwise I get an unlisted 41599.
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:41 AM
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Check out 40820 and see if that works.
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:24 AM
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I would go with 41599 on this one.

Per the CPT book, the tongue is not included as part of the vestibule, so 40820 would not be appropriate.
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