Breast Biopsy

Breast Biopsy

March 19, 2020

Question:
I did a biopsy of the breast defect before doing the reconstruction. Can I also code for the breast biopsy?

Answer:
A biopsy from the same surgical location as a primary procedure (breast reconstruction) is not separately reported.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 03/19/20.

 

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