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procedure on sebaceous cyst

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    A procedure done on what was apparent to be a secaceous cyst on the scalp turned out not to be. Physian made an incision, probed about, did not find a cyst, but found some other boney type lesion that was not removed. Physician put in two stiches and is sending patient to specialist for definitive care. Please advise on how to code this. Would I bill an I&D 10060, or just the simple closure 12001?
    Thank You,
    Anita Hudson, CPC
    Scott and White Bryan/College Station
    ajhudson@sw.org

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    Default sebaceous cyst
    hii,

    i would like to go with simple closure only since there has been no drainage involve.

    thanks!
    Mohd Ali Hadi- CPC-H

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    Thank you.

    Anita
    Anita Hudson, CPC
    Scott and White Bryan/College Station
    ajhudson@sw.org

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