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excision anal skin tag via electrocautery

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    If the surgeon excises an anal skin tag using electocautery, would the correct code be 46922 or 46220?

    Thanks for your help


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    Default Skin Tag removal
    I tried a few different ways with our coding software and it comes up 46220 each time. I hope this helps.


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    Thank you Tammy. Can you give me an example of when I would use 46922?


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