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Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

Reader Question:
Report Can Reveal Cyst Details

Question: A patient with a growth on the side of his face presented in the ED. The physician stated that the lump appeared to be an inclusion cyst. Under local anesthetic, the physician made an incision. She then removed the growth, and sent it to pathology to rule out basal cell carcinoma. The preliminary results indicated keratoacanthoma. Which CPT® code [...]