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CPT 14000, Under Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement Procedures on the Integumentary System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 14000 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement Procedures on the Integumentary System.

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January 18, 2019
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 updat... [ Read More ]
October 09, 2018
An interview between a surgical coder and a breast surgeon uncovers essential clinical and medical coding guidance. Breast health is an important topic for all women, and should be for men, as well. I... [ Read More ]
April 05, 2018
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) did a study of physical therapy claims and documentation for Medicare patients and issued a report this month in March. Their findings are of great concern for ... [ Read More ]
March 26, 2018
I often see incorrect medical coding for “flaps”, which were adjacent tissue transfers, 14000-14350. Coders do not always understand that you can only code for the closure of the primary and secon... [ Read More ]
March 23, 2018
A medical review conducted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found 61 percent of claims (out of 300 sampled) for outpatient physical therapy services did not comply with Medicare medical necess... [ Read More ]
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What code would I used for a trisegmentectomy. The surgeon said "The three segments were contiguous and were part of a single specimen. They were not three segments from different places." ... [ Read More ]
What to do if we only have a list two dx for an excision with lcds...? for instance 11401 with a dx of d22.5... 11102 was previously billed with dx d48.5 and proven to be d22.5 with moderate atypia. ... [ Read More ]
We are receiving denials from Blue cross MCR advantage stated G payment code is inclusive in the allowance for the primary procedure. They are saying that procedure code 96372 (shot Admin) becomes pri... [ Read More ]
Current DEXA indicates osteopenia as does the latest progress note. The physician wrote M81.0 for the diagnosis on the Prolia order. He is basing the osteoporosis dx on a DEXA from 2007. Our office... [ Read More ]
What is the difference between G0444 and 96127 for depression screening, and where does it indicate who can use it? Am I missing something in the coding description? I work for an insurance company a... [ Read More ]
Hello, Our neurosurgeon performed arthrodesis of the cervical spine. She had a PA as her assistant for most of the surgery, then had another neurosurgeon come in to assist with placing of the instrum... [ Read More ]
Hello, first time to post in this forum and ask question. I work for hospitalists in a psychiatric hospital who treat solely for non-behavioral health issues. Diagnoses received to bill for this one ... [ Read More ]
Hello, I am trying to learn how Critical Access Hospitals are paid. When coding supplies from an ER visit, is it acceptable to charge all supplies used? Such as: Urinal, IV tubing, clean catch kit, di... [ Read More ]
I was going over some of the 2020 CPT changes and came across the code set 64400-64450 code descriptor changes. For example..... 64405--Injection, anesthetic agent; greater occipital nerve (NOW) 202... [ Read More ]