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External Hemorrhoid banding

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    Question External Hemorrhoid banding
    Medical Coding Books
    My provider wants to report for external hemorrhoid banding but I am not sure what code to suggest, I am thinking 46999; 46221 is listed as internal only. Can anyone clarify this for me.
    Gina, CPC

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    Default External Hemorrhoid Banding
    I was curious if you figured out the correct coding for this. I realize your question was in 2011, but there is still no specific code that describes banding for external hemorrhoids, only internal and I was hoping you could let me know what you came up with.
    Thank you!
    Kelly Sinnett, CPC

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