SurgiStrategies:3 Rules to Correct Benign and Malignant Skin Lesion Excision Coding
“Correct coding for excision of benign (11400-11471) or malignant (11600-11646) skin lesions is as easy as 1, 2, 3,” stated G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC AAPC’s managing editor in a recent SurgiStrategies article.
The three main points are:
- Measure First, Cut Second
- Wait for the Path Report
- Location Matters
Read the full article here.
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