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    Question Need help coding out multiple FNA's

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    I have a provider that performs thyroid FNA X 2 for multiple nodules on the same DOS that he is sending off for biopsy. He has been reporting it as 10022 and 10022-59 but I am wondering if this is correct. Would 10022-76 be more appropriate?

    Looking forward to hearing what everyone else thinks....

    Thanks in advance for your help.


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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    the use of the 59 is correct. The 76 is not correct as this is not a repeated service since they are separate nodules and both are performed in the same session.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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