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    Question Foreign Body Removal

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    Need help coding 2 different removals. One was Qtip from Navel and the other Thistle from finger. Both were simple with no incision or sutures.

    Any suggestions?

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    you're probably going to only be able to use the E/M code..but perhaps someone else has a different opinion.

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    I believe for simple removals like these, you will have to use E/M codes.

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