The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 11300 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Shaving of Epidermal or Dermal Lesions Procedures.
The rules are a little flaky so you must go below the surface to get answers. Biopsy is the removal and examination of suspicious tissue for diagnostic purposes. Skin biopsy may be performed by pun... [ Read More ]
By Nancy Clark, CPC, CPC-H, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I The Office of Inspector General issued a report indicating that reimbursement is owed to its Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) due to incorrect... [ Read More ]
To accurately code for skin lesion excision, you need to extract from the documentation the answers to three very important questions: Was the lesion benign or malignant? Where was the lesion locat... [ Read More ]
As always, careful review of the documentation is necessary for correct coding, as well. By Brenda Chidester-Palmer, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CASCC, CCS-P When documented by a physician, the simple statem... [ Read More ]
Featured in the Nov. 30 issue of Radiology Today, AAPC member Melissa Brown, CPC, CPC-I, CFPC, discusses PQRI and how radiologists can participate. Brown breaks it down into three steps—Review an... [ Read More ]