|October 2004 · Vol. 16, No. 10
Tracking down the correct Medicare LMPR
RN, CPC, MA
When searching the Medicare policy database, start with broad-but-specific terms, then get more specific.
Ms. Witt, former program manager in the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, is an independent coding and documentation consultant. Reimbursement Adviser reflects the most commonly accepted interpretations of CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM coding. When in doubt on a coding or billing matter, check with your individual payer.
Q I’m trying to find out if Medicare will reimburse for intralesional injections into genital warts (CPT code 11900: Injection, skin intralesional, 1-7 lesions) with interferon alpha-n3.