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Family Practice Coding Alert

CPT® Coding:

Differentiate Nail Debridement from Biopsy with Ease

Know whether both procedures can be reported together. Debriding the nail and excising it are similar services that your clinician will typically do for different reasons. When your clinician does either one, you must know your code choices along with understanding when to report a debridement and when to report a biopsy. Figure out When to Report Debridement and Biopsy [...]