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54050-WHICH CHEMICALS ALLOWED?

Janet Posted Fri 02nd of May, 2014 11:39:23 AM

54050 Which chemicals are used to bill for 54050? We have been treating penis lesions with TCA (trichloracetic acid) and billing this code, is this correct?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 02nd of May, 2014 15:39:58 PM

Correct. Code 54050 is a chemical treatment of a lesion(s), usually performed with 75 percent trichloroacetic acid (TCA).

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