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Unroofing of skin lesion

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    Default Unroofing of skin lesion
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    Hey Guys,
    What would you bill for unroofing of a skin lesion? He used a 23 guage needle.

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    sounds like 10021 fine needle aspiration

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    But 10021 says a syringe is also used to collect and sample the fluid. The coding educator for my company said 10060 (I&D). What do you think about that?
    Thanks for your response

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    It depends on what is documented. Generally, unroofing is coded as 10060.

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