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10060-100601 vs 26010-26011

Maiu Posted Fri 10th of February, 2012 22:23:49 PM

Should drainage of finger abscess be billed using 10060-10061 or 26010-26011?

SuperCoder Answered Sun 12th of February, 2012 17:38:45 PM

Based on documentation details, you have to pick codes from the following:
26010 Drainage of finger abscess; simple
26011 Drainage of finger abscess; complicated (eg, felon)
26034 Incision, bone cortex, hand or finger (eg, osteomyelitis or bone abscess)

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