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    What CPT code is correct for bilateral level 6 neck dissection performed with left thyroidectomy?

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    Jacksonville Florida Chapter


    Take a look at 60252 or 60254 since a level 6 neck dissection includes lymph nodes that are the nodes that are adjacent to the thyroid. I'm assuming the Dx is some sort of malignancy.
    John Meyer, CPC-A
    Heekin Orthopedic Specialists

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