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    Wondering what cpt code would be use for tattoo removal? I have a physician that removed a tattoo by Alex TriVantage laser.


    Alicia, CPC

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    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    Since it's removed via laser, I think you may need to report an unlisted code. 15783 is a non-laser method. In the past, I have seen recommendations for 96999 and 17999.

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    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA


    This would be cosmetic....correct?

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    yes, it would be cosmetic.

    Alicia, CPC

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