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    What is the code Path and lab for a neck mass biopsy?

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    Need more detail - See CPT codes starting at 21550 for neck biopsies.

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    Path Lab code? Did you mean surgical Path. Then go for soft tissue mass; if lipoma go for 88504; If soft tissue mass other than lipoma , for biopsy or excision- go for 88507.

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