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    Anyone have an idea of what code I should use when billing for needle aspiration of a post-operative seroma. The seroma is located overtop of a healed sternal incision. No incision was made during the drainage procedure.
    Neither of these CPT's really explain the procedure specifically
    10140- incision and drainage of hematoma, seroma, or fluid collection
    10160- puncture aspiration of abcess, hematoma, bulla, or cyst

    Thank you

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    Look at 10021/10022

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