The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 17286 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Destruction Procedures on Malignant Lesions of the Integumentary System.
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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 ]