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    New to Podiatry - Example:

    Dr cuts 1 callus on the RT foot and 2 on the LT foot . . . would you bill 11055 RT and 11056 LT (because its 2 diff locations) ?

    If he does 1 on the RT 2nd digit and 1 on the RT 4th digit . . . would you bill 11056?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    These codes are quantitative. You would bill according to the total number of lesions treated. So, in both your example above, you will bill 11056 x 1
    ~Ursula, CPC~

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    Also, Medicare only pays for these codes if the patient has a systemic disease like diabetes. Have fun! lol

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