Tag Archive for ‘breast cancer surgery coding’

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Coding for nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies

Correct coding reporting descriptions for skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomies are summarized in this month’s column.

Frequently asked questions about coding for breast surgery

This column responds to some frequently asked coding questions related to breast cancer operations, sentinel node biopsy, ultrasound-guided core biopsies, excision with wires, intraoperative assessment of margins, and more.


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