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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

You Be the Coder:
Sharpen Your Multiple Skin Biopsy Coding Skills

Question: I am so confused about the CPT® guidelines for the new skin biopsy codes when reporting multiple biopsies. Can you please break down these rules for me? Ohio Subscriber Answer: According to the CPT® guidelines, if the physician uses multiple biopsy techniques during the same encounter, you should report only one primary lesion biopsy code such as new codes 11102 (Tangential [...]