Excision, benign lesion including margins, face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips; excised diameter over 4.0 cm

Excision, Benign Lesion: Code 11400 is utilized for the surgical removal of benign skin lesions, providing a standardized representation for procedures such as the excision of moles or cysts.

Details

CPT code:

11400

Category:

Category I

Section:

Surgery

Specialty:

Dermatology or Plastic Surgery

Type:

Surgical

When dermatologic procedures involve the excision of benign skin lesions, healthcare professionals turn to CPT code 11400. This specific code serves as a comprehensive descriptor for the surgical removal of benign lesions, ensuring accurate documentation for reimbursement purposes. Whether addressing moles or cysts, the use of this code streamlines the billing process and facilitates clear communication among healthcare providers and payers regarding the nature of the procedure performed.

Under what category does Excision, benign lesion including margins, face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips; excised diameter over 4.0 cm fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Excision, benign lesion including margins, face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips; excised diameter over 4.0 cm?

Per Lesion

Modifiers

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Clinical use

Excision, Benign Lesion: Removal of benign skin lesions.

Documentation

Documentation should include the type and location of the lesion, size, and the method of excision.

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