Billing and Coding: Benign Skin Lesion Removal (Excludes Actinic Keratosis, and Mohs) (A57161) - R3 - Effective October 1, 2019

Date Posted: April 25, 2024

This coverage article has been revised and published for notice under contract numbers: 01111 (CA), 01211 (AS, GU, HI, NMI), 01311 (NV), and 01911 (CA, HI & Territories).

Effective Date: October 1, 2019

Summary of Article Changes:

The following ICD-10 codes have been removed from the Group 2 ICD-10 codes and added to the Group 1 ICD-10 codes as they do not require a secondary diagnosis code to be billed:

D29.0, D29.4, and L72.3

This update is effective 10/01/2019.

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Last Updated Apr 25 , 2024