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    If i have a shave removal done under both breast and the total lesions are 6cm all together do i just use 11303 once or twice?

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    Apr 2007
    Evansville Indiana

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    You do not add lesion sizes together. Lesions are coded separately.

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    Ok so since they are under both breast do i do two sepreat codes depending on the size?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    yes you bill a separate code for each using the code that matches each individual size and then use a 59 modifier on the smallest size or if the same code then use a 59 on the second code.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Tahnk you so much.....i was thinking that was how i needed to do it but i wasnt sure....

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