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    Default Please Help with CPT Code

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    I really could use advice on a CPT code for CO2 Laser Ablation of Multiple
    Tongue Lesions ???
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Kokomo, IN

    Default tongue lesion

    If it was submucosal lesioins of the tongue base, check out 41530, otherwise I get an unlisted 41599.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA

    Smile Cpt

    Check out 40820 and see if that works.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Albany, New York


    I would go with 41599 on this one.

    Per the CPT book, the tongue is not included as part of the vestibule, so 40820 would not be appropriate.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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