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screening moles for maligency

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    Patient has a hx of AK and malign lesions
    procedure 17004 destruction of pre-malignant was preformed

    what do you add for skin screening of moles.
    E&M 99213
    V10.83 personal history of other malig neoplasm of skin

    Should there be a screening code? What is it?

    Help appreciated

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    In our office we use the chief complaint of "history of non melanoma skin cancer"
    We discuss their past skin cancer in the HPI and PE. We bill and E&M of V10.83. We will use this dx every 3-6 months when the patient returns for their screening.

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    Thank you for your help.

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    I would use V76.43 screening for malignant neoplasm of skin.
    I would also use V10.83 history of non-menaloma skin cancer.

    Carol Summers, CPC, CPCD

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