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    When my doctor does a thyroid biopsy, code 60100; Do I post the charge each time the needle is passed or one time which may include multiple passes with the needle?

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    Default Thyroid Biopsy

    Good morning~

    Actually, the number of passes makes no difference - they all combine to form the specimen and so the answer to your question is that you indeed only bill 60100 just one time.

    Hope this helps!

    Have a great day

    Last edited by AuntJoyce; 01-13-2010 at 08:06 AM. Reason: misspelling

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    Smile Thank You

    Thank You, this does help a great deal.

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