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General Surgery Coding Alert

Lymph Node Biopsy:
3 Expert Tips Distill Perfect 38531 Use

Don’t miss bilateral pay. You’ve long had specific codes for open lymph node biopsies from various anatomic sites, but until this year, reporting inguinofemoral lymph node biopsies was a crapshoot. All that changes with the addition of 38531 (Biopsy or excision of lymph node(s); open, inguinofemoral node(s)) to CPT® 2019. Do this: Because 38531 fits into an existing system of [...]