Excision of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

carol52

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Pt had a lesion excisied previously was malig. Dr re-excised the same area and the path report came back B-9. He gave me malig CPT codes. Should I bill out B-9 CPT codes since the path report came back B-9 ?
 

mitchellde

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No the reason for the re excision was remaining malignancy from the previous excision so you code the malignancy.
 
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