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Count Lesions and Not Number of Injections for Reporting 11900/11901

Question: Our FP recently performed intralesional injections for a patient. He administered the injections into five lesions. Into two of the lesions, he performed the injections thrice. So, if I count up the total number of injections, it sums up to a total of nine. Should I report 11900 or 11901? California Subscriber Answer: As you have mentioned, you have two options [...]