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    Default Need Code....

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    I need a code for neck exploration with removal of foreign body? cant find it


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    Stuart Sailfish Chapter


    I am at home with out direct resources,but you can start in the 21000 codes. I will give you the exact code tommorow.
    Candice Fenildo, CPC, CPMA, CPB, CENTC, CPC-I
    AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors ( Chair)
    Region 6, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

    "Nothing is stronger than the heart of a volunteer"

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    How deep?????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susan Hamer View Post
    How deep?????????
    This is the buzz word what we are looking for!!

    If deep then put 20520 or 20525 accordingly; if superficial code from skin section 10120 or 10121 accordingly

    Thank You
    Amit Joshi MSc,CPC,CPC-H

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    Thanks...no op-note yet, just pre-coding, doc was not of much help! will have to waite till i get the note....but thats where i was looking too.

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