Posted on 30. Dec, 2009 by in Hot Coding Topics
Reporting your general surgeon’s service with an unlisted code means more documentation work and a payment guessing game — that’s why you’ll welcome CPT 2010’s more specific codes.
General surgery can get all the details at this on-demand, specialty-specific audio update. But we won’t keep you in complete suspense. Here’s a peek at what you’ll learn in the audio.
Capture Large Abdominal Repairs With New Code
When your general surgeon repairs a large abdominal wall defect, you didn’t have a way to report the work — until now.
CPT 2010 adds 14301 (Adjacent tissue transfer or rearrangement, any area; defect 30.1 sq cm to 60.0 sq cm) and +14302 (… each additional 30.0 sq cm, or part thereof [List separately in addition to code for primary procedure]) for these services. “We often see really massive abdominal wall repairs ” much more...
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