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G8876

Documentation of reason(s) for not performing minimally invasive biopsy to diagnose breast cancer preoperatively (e.g., lesion too close to skin, implant, chest wall, etc., lesion could not be adequately visualized for needle biopsy, patient condition prevents needle biopsy [weight, breast thickness, etc.], duct excision without imaging abnormality, prophylactic mastectomy, reduction mammoplasty, excisional biopsy performed by another physician)

  • Effective Date: 2012-01-01
  • Medicare Coverage Status: Carrier Judgement
  • BETOS Classification: Specialist - psychiatry

Medicare has not assigned a fee schedule for this code

G8875       G8877