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    Help What CPT Code To Use For A Chest Wall Cyst Excision. Thanks
    Last edited by grandmacora; 10-22-2008 at 10:09 AM.

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    how deep was the excision? what was excised? was this on the breast? Need more info please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbort View Post
    how deep was the excision? what was excised? was this on the breast? Need more info please.
    IT IS A PRE CERTIFICATION SO I DO NOT KNOW THE INSURNCE COMPANY WANTS A CODE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grandmacora View Post
    IT IS A PRE CERTIFICATION SO I DO NOT KNOW THE INSURNCE COMPANY WANTS A CODE.
    Give 'em an unlisted code! I used to tell them that I wouldn't know the code until after the procedure was done. (cause I'm a good coder ). Insurance would press the issue and I'd give an unlisted code...drives them nuts!

    If you don't have any other info except that it's a chest wall cyst excision, you're kinda stuck with unlisted.
    Bruce Crandall, CPC
    North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Durham, NC
    www.ncspecialty.com

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    Thnks So Much!!!!!

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