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    Hello

    My facility is in a argument about re-excisions of neoplasms

    I bill the Pathology end of things only so the dermatology end of things does not pertain to me. I bill off the Pathology report

    My question is on Diagnosis codes

    Ex: Re-excision of Basal cell carcinoma or R arm, No residual tumor identified, reparative changes present, Incidental Sk

    Do I bill the C44.612

    Or do I bill L821, with Z code secondary to show that patient had a history of skin Ca at the site?

    Thanks

    Renae G
    Last edited by renaeglmt@live.com; 10-17-2018 at 10:30 AM.

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