No one’s happy reporting a skin code when the pathologist examines a large, cancerous skin specimen that has spread to subcutaneous tissue and requires margin evaluation. Those examinations are more work -- so can you use a musculoskeletal code that pays more?
Find the answer as you read on to make sure that you understand the skin-code boundaries. You’ll also learn one little trick that might ethically earn your pathologist more pay for those difficult skin specimens.
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