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Submit 795.0x for Abnormal Pap Smear

Question: In a patient who had an abnormal Pap smear, a cervical biopsy was done. Is there a definitive code for the cervical biopsy? There are however, several diagnosis codes to report the dysplastic changes. Can we submit one of the dysplasia codes? Is it advisable to wait until the results of the biopsy? Nebraska Subscriber Answer: You needn’t wait until [...]