The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 12001 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair-Simple Procedures on the Integumentary System.
Tissue adhesive, or cyanoacrylate, is like “Super Glue” for the skin. Commonly known as Dermabond® (which is a brand of tissue adhesive sold by Ethicon™), cyanoacrylate is a liquid that... [ Read More ]
There has been ongoing debate about how to code complex repairs versus tissue transfers and rearrangements. Correct coding requires an understanding of the two surgical approaches. In the latest up... [ Read More ]
From wound repair to incision and drainage, know which CPT® codes accurately report simple to complex medical procedures. Laceration repair and abscess drainage are common in the urgent care setti... [ Read More ]
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