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CPT for multiple excisional biopsies, neck

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    Default CPT for multiple excisional biopsies, neck
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    Patient presented with multiple enlarged lymph nodes, greater than 3 cm, left side of neck. Multiple excisional biopsies (3) will be done. What CPT would be correct in this case?

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    Have you looked at CPT 21550

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    For 21550, if multiple biopsies are excised, for insurance reporting would the number of biopsies be noted in the units column on the HCFA 1500?

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