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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Biopsy Basics:

Biopsies: Think Beyond Skin For Precision In Skin Biopsy Coding

Narrow down to site of biopsy for the most accurate codes. Site specificity is key to skin biopsy coding though you may often be spontaneously looking at less specific options. One code of interest can be 11100 (Biopsy of skin, subcutaneous tissue and/or mucous membrane [including simple closure], unless otherwise listed; single lesion). This code does not explain the biopsy [...]