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cyrotherapy for destruction of lesions- 17110

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    What documentation needs to be there in order to code a 17110?

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    you need a procedure note.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    No, within the procedure note...

    number of lesions?
    patient tolerated procedure?

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    The area, procedure, possible complications explained, how tolerated and by whom it was done.

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    You should have medical necessity. Medicare requires it to be

    painful
    bleeding
    or intensly itchy

    if it is a wart it also can be spreading from one body area to another

    We pretty much follow these guidlelines for private payors to....

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