Don't have a TCI SuperCoder account yet? Become a Member >>

Regular Price: $24.95

Ask An Expert Starting at $24.95
Have a medical coding or compliance question? Don’t sacrifice your valuable time to endless research. Choose Ask an Expert to get clear answers from the TCI SuperCoder team. And here’s a tip for the budget-conscious: Select the 12-question pack to get the best rate per question!

Browse Past Questions By Specialty

+View all

Bx by Shave Method

Marlene Posted Tue 23rd of February, 2016 23:38:41 PM

Which code 11100 or 40490?

Plan: Bx by Shave Method Left lower cutaneous lip. The area was prepped with alcohol. Approx 0.5 cc of 1% lidocaine with epi was infiltrated. A bx by shave method (sent for H&E) was performed using a 15 blade on the left lower lip. TCA 35 % was used for hemostasis. Following the Bx lesion was treated with liquid nitrogen.

SuperCoder Answered Wed 24th of February, 2016 01:44:58 AM

CPT 40490 would be appropriate.

Related Topics