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Excision & drainage of sebaceous cyst

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    Default Excision & drainage of sebaceous cyst
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    What code would you use for this? 10040 or 10060? Thanks!

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    The 10040 is for Acne Surgery, not usually covered by insurance.
    The correct code is 10060. Incision and Drainage of abscess, cyst. If it's being Excised, that might be different.
    Jackie CPC, CDC
    Last edited by Jackie Cruz; 11-16-2007 at 11:16 AM.

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    Thanks Jackie!

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    How about cpt 10160? For a excision of scal cyst???? Thanks

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