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    How would you code for an excision of an axillary soft tissue mass?
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    [QUOTE=hbryant;25512]How would you code for an excision of an axillary soft tissue mass?
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    Wink Coding Axillary Mass
    Take A Look At 21555----

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    depending on the approach, you may also want to look at 23075

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    We use 21555

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    Lightbulb I have submitted a question to the AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS about this...
    I have submitted a question to the AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS for 'official' guidance for this question.

    It is a shame there is still no code specifically for the axilla.

    There are so many possibilities. But there needs to be some consistent advice on this.

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