AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 9 (September)
A Review of Coding for Intralesional Injections (September 1996)
September 1996 page 5 Coding Commentary A Review of Coding for Intralesional Injections Lesions of the integumentary system, such as keloids, psoriasis, acne (cystic or nodular), and others may be treated by injecting drugs directly into the lesion itself. To report the treatment of these lesions you would use the following codes: 11900Injection, intralesional; up to and including seven lesions 11901more than seven lesions Reporting Treatment of One to Seven Lesions CPT code 11900 may be used when injecting one to seven lesions. Note that the code describes the number of lesions treated, not the number of injections, per...
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