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Removal of cartilage tag (CPT?)

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    Exclamation Removal of cartilage tag (CPT?)
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    I am trying to find the cpt to code for the removal of cartilage tags (not skin tags).

    The cartilage tags (or bumps) are in the preauricular area.

    Thanks, in advance, for any help!
    Last edited by CynthiaT; 01-15-2009 at 01:01 PM.

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    look at the excision of benign lesion codes

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    My doctor just did this on an infant and we used 69399 and sent the operative report. Good luck!

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    doc office wanted rto use 11442 but know saying to use 69110 , is this right ?

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    Did you ever get a CPT code for this? I have one and don't know what to use! Thanks

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    I bumped this same query in two other forums - I am trying to get to the bottom of this, does anyone have a source to confirm they way to go here?

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default Excision of benign lesion
    We use excision of benign lesion and layered closure, as appropriate/documented.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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