For 11 lesions .. the 17000 states first lesion, the 17003 states 2-14 EACH then it tells you to list separately. Therefor (and I knoe a lot of people use units but truely that is not correct) to show that you destroyed 11 lesions you will need 11 line items.
and so on for 11 line items total.
As I said some will use units but I have tested this many times and the reimbursement is more correct when you list it each time as instructed by the book. To use the 17000 and the 17003 x 10 indicates 2 lesions destroyed but one had to be done 10 times. To use the 17000 and only one 17003 indicates a total of 2 destroyed. It does not inflate the AR to do this correctly.
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