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SurgiStrategies:3 Rules to Correct Benign and Malignant Skin Lesion Excision Coding

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March 16, 2012
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“Correct coding for excision of benign (11400-11471) or malignant (11600-11646) skin lesions is as easy as 1, 2, 3,” stated G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC AAPC’s managing editor in a recent SurgiStrategies article.

The three main points are:

  1. Measure First, Cut Second
  2. Wait for the Path Report
  3. Location Matters

Read the full article here.

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