Excision-Malignant Lesions Procedures on the Skin CPT® Code range 11600- 11646

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures 11600-11646 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 11600- 11646
Excision-Malignant Lesions Procedures on the Skin
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Actually, you made me go back to my cpt manual and do another look, Tiaralady6466. It specifically states: "The excision of a benign lesion (11400-11446) or a malignant lesion (11600-11646) is not sep... [ Read More ]
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The text under the "Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement" part of the CPT book, it reads about half way through: "The excision of a benign lesion (11400-11446) or a malignant lesion (11600-11646... [ Read More ]
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From the NCCI Manual Chapter CHAPTER III section L.9 [URL unfurl="true"]https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/NationalCorrectCodInitEd/Downloads/NCCI-Policy-January-1-2019.zip[/URL]: "Closure/repair o... [ Read More ]
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[QUOTE="sclement@penbayhealthcare.org, post: 447165, member: 119343"]here is what i found from cpt assistant may 1996: Surgery/ integumentary question when a lesion is removed that turns out to... [ Read More ]