Biopsy of Mass of Left Breast

Biopsy of Mass of Left Breast

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A patient presents with a palpable lump in the left breast.


The surgeon dissects down to the mass and removes it entirely. The procedure is described as “Biopsy of mass of left breast.” Assign the appropriate CPT code (omitting modifiers).

Source: AHIMA Press. Clinical Coding Workout, 2019. https://my.ahima.org/store/product?id=65592.