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    Hello all,

    Please help! If a core biopsy done on the same location (right breast) but different lesion would I be able to code this as x2. (both at 2:00 o clock left axillary masses at N 17 and N 12. Thanks.


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    Yes, you would code per lesion (S&I and surgical). Multiple passes through the same lesion ,however, are not coded separately.
    Anita W, CIRCC, RCC, CPMA, CPC

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