Visit with minor procedures

The following codes may be claimed in addition to any visit service or consultation with the same diagnostic code for both the visit and procedure:

  • 13.59A Intramuscular or subcutaneous injections.
  • 16.81A Spinal tap.
  • 51.92A Varicose vein, single injection.
  • 98.03A Incision and drainage of abscess or hematoma, subcutaneous or submucous. 
  • 98.12C Removal of sebaceous cyst.
  • 98.12J Removal or excision, first lesion (insured warts see the Schedule of Medical Benefits for full details):
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