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    Question dx lipoma
    Medical Coding Books
    can any one advice for code lipoma back lesion
    cpt 88304
    thanks in advance
    dr sunil

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    Cool Medical Coder
    214.8 is the code for lipoma back, pls check

    Dr. Sanjay

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    Default lipoma back
    I would use 214.1 for subq tissue for back lipoma
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    214.1 - Other skin and subcutaneous tissue
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    I would review medical record to see if the biopsy was taken from the subq tissue or connective tissue. If taken from subq code 214.1 otherwise code 214.8 for connective tissue.

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    Default hi
    214.1 is correct icd code for lipoma of back in this case

    thanks
    ANIL SAGAR
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    Wink
    i code this all day and 214.1 is correct

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