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    Default Pilar cyst 88304 or 88305?

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    Which code is correct to use with diagnosis of pilar cyst? 88304 or 88305?

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    88304 (Skin cyst) all the way!

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    New Orleans, LA

    Default Agreed

    There's really no way around it.

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    Unhappy +88313 Special stains

    Is this code always billed with 88302 and what are the provider type for 88302, 88305. When should a pathologist bill for these type of service?

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