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17250 Chemical Cauterization

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    Default 17250 Chemical Cauterization
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    Can anyone explain to me why this is not a covered procedure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by krwheato View Post
    Can anyone explain to me why this is not a covered procedure?
    it is on Medicare's fee schedule, but it is bundled with a lot of other codes. Do you submit it as stand alone code or with other codes?

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