Shaving of Epidermal or Dermal Lesions Procedures CPT® Code range 11300- 11313

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures 11300-11313 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 11300- 11313
Shaving of Epidermal or Dermal Lesions Procedures
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Hi all, I recently received an upheld denial from Health Partners insurance (Minnesota) indicating that we cannot bill pathology with shave removals. Per insurance claim coding committee, 2019 CPT C... [ Read More ]
Hello, I guess what am trying to ask is when documentation say shave of lesion to remove and confirm DX and if the DX comes back cancer. Do you still use the shave removal codes 11300-11313 with BX 11... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="TLC, post: 449496, member: 10795"]A patient came in and had three seperate lesions removed by shaving full thickness. All on the back two the same size and one larger. The provider coded as 11... [ Read More ]
[b]Lesions[/b] Log In / Join Home » Knowledge Center » CMS » Skin Lesion Excisions Knowledge Center Hot Topics Revenue Management Quality Payment Program Telehealth Facility Health Information... [ Read More ]
Did you ever get your answer to your question? I'm stuck in the position questioning the exact same thing. I'm thinking you can bill 11300-11313 for a biopsy. Please let me know if that is the answer ... [ Read More ]
The shave removal codes 11300-11313 are bundled with the simple repair codes according to the Correct Coding Initiative edits. The cannot be billed together unless for separate and unrelated lesions... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="ellzeycoding, post: 411319, member: 437910"]If you did a shave removal and destroyed the base, and the lesion was benign, you bill using 11300-11313 If you did a shave removal and destroyed t... [ Read More ]
If you did a shave removal and destroyed the base, and the lesion was benign, you bill using 11300-11313 If you did a shave removal and destroyed the base, and the lesion was malignant, you bill usin... [ Read More ]
[LEFT]You would need to look at the provider's intent. If it was to remove the entire lesion using the punch, then it would be considered excision. If the intent was to biopsy, take a sample or piec... [ Read More ]
Here's a copy of an AAPC article by John Verhovshek regarding your question. See the 3rd or 4th paragraph down starting with 'To assign a malignant lesion CPT code...' This article captures some re... [ Read More ]