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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Lesions: Avoid Excision Coding Snafus With These 3 Steps

- Published on Mon, Mar 21, 2016
Example 2 reveals why you need to watch for the narrowest margin. When patients with lesions report for treatment, you’ll need to answer several questions to submit a spot-on claim. To properly report lesion removals, you need to know the lesion type, the body area and the excised area’s exact measurement. Getting just one of these wrong can result in [...]

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