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Help with coding Please!

Hopp

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Not sure if I will ever get this anyway I'll keep on trying
Confused as to how to bill for I&D Deep bilateral arm antecubital abscesses (Not sure if I should use RT & Lt modifiers or just 51)

Also, how do I code for excison of two right inguinal lymph nodes

Thanks for any help
Debbie CPC-A
 

magnolia1

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Depending on the documentation regarding I&D of abscess, 10060 or 10061.
Assuming you do coding for a physician, I would go with "51" instead of RT/ LT.

As for the lymph node excision that you indicate: 38500
 

mbort

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Not sure if I will ever get this anyway I'll keep on trying
Confused as to how to bill for I&D Deep bilateral arm antecubital abscesses (Not sure if I should use RT & Lt modifiers or just 51)

Also, how do I code for excison of two right inguinal lymph nodes

Thanks for any help
Debbie CPC-A

Since you did indicate "deep" abscesses, look at 23930. I also think you should consider using the 50 modifier.
 
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