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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert


A Lesson on Lesions: How Grafts and Closures Affect Coding

Resist the temptation to overcode, and keep the lesion size plus margin equation simple Your podiatry practice’s physicians might routinely perform lesion excisions, but the coding can be (almost) as delicate as the procedure itself. Lesion coding often involves multiple codes with different area multiplications that can lead to confusion. Here, we address three types of procedures and the complications [...]