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    Default Lip??

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    Here is a good one..
    Anyone know how they would code for an US soft tissue of the lip? Technically the lip is not an extremity, correct?
    Jessica O'Donnell CPC

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    It is not an extremity, as close as I can get would be 76536 or unlisted.

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    I would lean more towards unlisted.

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    I would lean on the side of 76536. The lip is soft tissue of the head. The codes specifically says soft tissue of the head and neck.

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