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    Default Need Help...for incison code?

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    Dr. has ask me to find code for .....Excison of the left nasolabial cyst to a gingivobuccal sulcus incisioin....i came up with 40812....he does not like it and says there is a better one. Looks like he made the incison in the gingivobuccal sulcus and went to the nose to get the cyst....any help is good. thanks...

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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default 30124?

    I"m no expert, but what about ...

    30124 has a higher RVU than 40812 ... but I don't think it's "perfect" either.

    30125 is for a cyst that involves bone and/or nasal cartilage.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CPC-E/M

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