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  1. #1
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    Default Shave Lesion Size

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    Please let me know which would be the correct size to code.

    Shave lesion of back listed in procedure note as 11 mm. Listed also on the path report
    in the heading as 11 mm but in the body of the path note as 1.0 x .9 x .2


  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    they shrink once they get to path so go by the procedure note.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default 11 mm vs 1.0 cm

    11 mm = 1.1 cm

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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