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What Code? 3cm cyst removed via 2cm incision

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    Default What Code? 3cm cyst removed via 2cm incision
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    What size should I use to determine the code when the physician removes a 3 cm cyst through a 2 cm incision?

    Thanks!

    Anna Barber CPC, CEMC
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    Default Size of cyst
    Use the size of the cyst for the removal code.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Thanks!

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