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    Can you charge for Lidocaine when using it prior to mole removal or pellet implants? If so, what would the code be?

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    Local anesthetic is global to the procedure.

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    Madisonville Pennyrile; KY Code Miners


    We don't charge for the Lidocaine anymore, it is included in with the procedure. I do believe the code was deleted for lidocaine. But I could be wrong.
    Charlotte Lynn, CPC, CPC-H, COBGC
    Baptist Health Madisonville Women's Care
    Madisonville Pennyrile Chapter
    Madisonville, KY

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