The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 14040 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement Procedures on the Integumentary System.
Other than the FESS CPT® changes for 2018, there are a few more CPT® updates to note for the upcoming year. The first changes have to do with Flaps (skin and/or deep tissues). Additional instru... [ Read More ]
Although you may not think you get paid for it, it’s included in the payment for surgery. In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with... [ Read More ]
Follow the correct edit to promote payment and avoid denial. By Samantha Prince, BSHCM, COC, CPC, CPMA National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits for Medicare and Medicaid are not the same. If... [ Read More ]
President Barack Obama signed a legislative Band-Aid® offered up by Congress last week, delaying a physician pay cut scheduled to take effect April 1, 2014 until March 31, 2015. But it comes with ... [ Read More ]
Look for location, stages, and tissue blocks in documentation. By Susan Ward, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CEMC, CPCD, CPRC When reporting Mohs surgery for treatment of skin cancer, documentation must confir... [ Read More ]