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    Question need a code for stoma biopsy

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    What is the procedure code for stoma biopsy in the office. The office note reads STOMA: pink, some mucosa changes inferiorly and laterally.

    History of rectal cancer.

    It isn't really skin but it isn't really intestine.

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    We bill these as CPT 49180 plus guidance code, but we are not in an office setting.
    Kim Smiley CPC, RCC

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    Default Stoma CPT code

    The code 49180 is biposy using percutaneous needle only but if the biopsy is taken by wedge resection means what CPT code we can use?

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