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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

CPT® Coding: Know Your Anatomy, Distinguish Between these I&D Codes


- Published on Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Specificity is key when so many codes cover such a small anatomical area. When it comes to a specific anatomic location such as the tongue and floor of mouth, understanding every fine detail of the operative report is crucial in determining the correct procedural code. When your provider performs an incision and drainage (I&D) of an abscess, cyst, or hematoma [...]





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