May 31, 2018
If a patient has a biopsy on the right cheek and one on the left forehead, do we need to put modifiers RT and LT on the codes (11100-RT, 11101-LT)?
No. The skin is part of the integumentary system, actually the largest organ system in the body. The concept of laterality does not apply to skin.
*This response is based on the best information available as of 05/31/18.