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    Can 10060 & 10061 be billed with more than one unit? example pt has 5 different lesions being drained and packed daily.

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    Duluth, Minnesota


    10060 Is "single" simple I&D
    10061 is for "multiple" simple I&D
    if you had five - you'd code 10061 - only once. (not 5 units/or 5 times)

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