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Posted on 27. Mar, 2009 by .
Don’t let plantar warts throw you for a loop. Keep your eye on the ICD-9 code and link it the corresponding CPT code using this cheat sheet.
You should use 17000-17003 for destruction of premalignant lesions, such as actinic keratosis (702.0), and 17110-17111 for destruction of benign lesions including common (078.10) and plantar warts (078.19). Here’s how you should code for several lesion types.