Use the following codes to answer this question:
11312 Shaving of epidermal or dermal lesion, single lesion, face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, mucous membrane; lesion diameter 1.1 to 2.0 cm or less
11422 Excision, benign lesion including margins, except skin tag (unless listed elsewhere), scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 1.1 to 2.0 cm
11440 Excision, benign lesion including margins, except skin tag (unless listed elsewhere), face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, mucous membrane; excised diameter 0.5 cm or less
11442 excised diameter 1.1 cm to 2.0 cm
This patient had multiple skin lesions of the cheek, nose, and finger. The 0.1 cm cheek lesion was excised with simple closure; the 2.0 cm nasal lesion was shaved and cauterized; and the 1.5 cm lesion of the finger was excised with primary closure. All were found to be benign.
The appropriate CPT procedure codes/sequencing are: