AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Coding for destruction of warts

  1. #1

    Default Coding for destruction of warts

    AAPC: Back to School
    Can anyone tell me the difference between 17000 and 17110?

  2. #2

    Default warts

    according to CPT book,,17000 are premalignant lesions eg:actinic keratoses,,,, and 17110 are bengin lesions,,eg:warts,, other than skin tags (11200-11201)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA


    Also the 17000 is for the first pre-malignant lesion and 17110 is for the first fourteen. Read your CPT book for these guidelines if there's a question on that.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-28-2013, 12:58 PM
  2. Destruction of common warts 17000 or 17110
    By rthames052006 in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-20-2011, 12:07 PM
  3. TCA for destruction of warts
    By olgunchik in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-14-2009, 09:41 AM
  4. Destruction of Lesion, warts
    By CodingAuditor in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-03-2008, 10:51 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.