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    Default Please help with coding intramuscular lipoma

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    My Doc excised a intramuscular lipoma of the back Op note
    reads an incision was made over a mass in the right mid back and extended throught the skin, subcu and extended through the fascia of the trapezius. Penrose drain was placed. Just need help with CPt as I thought that it would be 21930 just wanted to know if that would be the right code. Thanks for any help
    Deb, CPC

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    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    I definitley agree with 21930.

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    Yep 21930 is correct.

    Anna Barnes, CPC, CGSCS

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