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What is the correct CPT code for billing incision and drainage of left upper buttock abscess? 11-27-2010, 11:06 AM #2. NaliniAAPC. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Expert Posts 347. buttack abscess Incision and drainage of buttack abscess use 10060 with abscess diagnosis code. Regards, Nalini CPC ...


I have a physician that is determined to bill 26990 for a deep buttock abscess. I do not agree with this and need help with an explanation of why it is not appropriate. The operative note states,"an incision was made over the abscess and this was carried down deeply through the subcutaneous tissue". The incision was packed.


Pt underwent I&D of right buttock abscess. A 10 blade scalpel was then used to make a transverse incision along the longest axis of the abscess with immediate release of pus under presure that was foul smelling and laterally to the full extent of the abscess cavity (about 12 cm).


ICD-10 code L02.31 for Cutaneous abscess of buttock is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue . Search across ICD-10 codesets. Look up medical codes using a keyword or a code.


ICD-10: L02.31 Short Description: Cutaneous abscess of buttock Long Description: Cutaneous abscess of buttock This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L02.31 Valid for Submission The code L02.31 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions. Code Classification. Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue


L02.31 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L02.31 became effective on October 1, 2018. This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L02.31 - other international versions of ICD-10 L02.31 may differ.


An incision and drainage procedure as the name implies involves making an incision into the body and draining fluid from the body. This fluid drained can be an area of infection such as an abscess or it may be an area of hematoma or seroma. At first glance, coding incision and drainage procedures looks pretty… Continue reading Incision & Drainage


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Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle. ... For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These ...


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