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having trouble conchal bowl

Barbara Posted Mon 12th of December, 2016 16:08:21 PM
i am having trouble finding a code for resection of conchal bowl and ear canal margins for malignancy....69310 is closest i can find Help please
SuperCoder Answered Tue 13th of December, 2016 07:13:53 AM

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Code 69310 should be reported for reconstruction/cosmetic purpose. Based on this documentation, you should report CPT code 69145 for “excision of soft tissue lesion, external auditory canal”.

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