Coding Uncertain Lesion Excisions With Certainty

What to do when the pathology doesn’t correlate to the service provided. The rules for cutaneous (skin) excision coding are straightforward: When the pathology for a lesion is benign, code for excision of benign lesion, 11400-11446; and when the patho… For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Medicare Telehealth Coding as of April 30

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ICD-10 Guidelines: Sometimes You Have to Break the Rules

Rik Salomon, CPC, CRC, CEDC, CEMA, CMCS, and I recently got into a rather spirited debate with a group of Certified Professional Coders (CPCs®) on coding guidelines and how they govern our medical coding. CPT® and ICD-10 guidelines are the primary det… For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Special Rules Apply to Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries

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