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17000 vs. 11055

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    Document reads left foot corn/calluse second degree to wart, paved down with adequate cleaning. In the Hx it does read plantar wart.

    Should it be coded as a calluse tx 17000 or plantar wart tx 11055?

    I think it should be 17000 w/ proper icd-9, but I am on the fence about this. Any suggestions?

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    Columbia, MO
    Given what you have stated i would go with callus.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    just an fyi 17000 is for a premalignant lesion such as actinic keratosis.

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