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Excision - Hypertrphied Anal Papilla

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    Doctor removed anal papilla by electrocautery. The only code I can find that is specific to anal papilla is 46230, which is excision by sharp incision. I'm considering 11200 Removal of Skin Tags any area or 46910/46924 Destruction of Anal lesions by electrodessication. Any one have a better code for this procedure? Thanks.

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    If it were me, I'd go with procedure 46910.


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    I agree, use 46910. 46924 is an extensive procedure.

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    46910 -Destruction of lesion(s), anus (eg, condyloma, papilloma, molluscum contagiosum, herpetic vesicle), simple; electrodesiccation

    This is the best code to be used as per your documentaion given. I also agree.
    Amit Joshi MSc,CPC,CPC-H

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