Internal Medicine Coding Alert

Procedure Coding: Take These Four Hints to Master Skin Procedure Coding


- Published on Tue, Jan 23, 2018
You don’t have to dig too deep to understand biopsies, removals and excisions. On the surface, documenting skin excisions, shave removals, or biopsies is pretty straightforward, especially when you follow these four basic pointers: What was the removal’s purpose? How deep was the incision? Where on the patient’s body was the procedure performed? How big was the incision? Each one [...]


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