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Help! Coding Epid - My Doc performed following

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    Default Help! Coding Epid - My Doc performed following
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    My Doc performed following: Excision of 2 Cm Mass of the
    left shoulder with a 2 cm layered closure

    Path: Epidermal inclusion Cyst

    Just wondering if I am correct in using the 11402 and 12031. (Do all Epidermal Incl.Cysts fall under the
    integ codes) TIA for any help
    Deb, CPC

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    Did they send the cyst for path?

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    Default Coding epid.incl cyst
    Yes cyst was sent for pathology Path:epidermal inclusion cyst

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    Your codes are correct with a bx & cyst dx.

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