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    CPC-H exam

    csenn The website practice exams are a great way to prepare for these exams. You can take them as often as you need to. It will help you with your speed. :)
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    excision of cyst/pore

    Can someone offer some advise as to how this should be coded? The cyst was removed with elliptical excision. The pore was extracted with the cyst using 4mm punch to cut the skin around the pore. I sutured the opening of the pore extraction and sutured the cyst. Performed a layered closure...
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    Diagnosis Code

    Thank you for the information. I will pass it along.
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    Diagnosis Code

    Thank you for the response. My real ? is, can we use a malignant ICD-9 code with a shave code? Ex. 173.5 with 11300?
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    Diagnosis Code

    My dr. has performed a shave on a lesion, CPT 11300, with tissue to path. Path report comes back 173.5. Dr says we cannot assign 173.5 to a shave code. However, a shave is what in documented. Can we code 11100? Can a malignant diagnosis be coded with a shave procedure? Another senerio, the...
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    IDC-9 code

    Does anyone kow the diagnosis code for clothing catching on a lesion? Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
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    No Coding Jobs for inexperienced Coders

    In search of a coding job Well, I see that I am not alone on the jobless front. I graduated from a Billing & Coding program in March of this year and still do not have a job. I will be taking the CPC exam real soon. I thought getting certified would be my in for a job. However, after reading...
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