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    Could anyone direct me to a "credible" source for the guidelines regarding the excision, removal, shave, etc. of skin lesions -- specifically the need for any sort of minimal margin and the documentation thereof.

    I contacted the AAD and received a reply that if it was not on their website then there was not one ---- I find that hard to believe.

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    Have you tried view the LCD's on CMS website?
    You can view the guidelines per carrier.

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