The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 14060 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement Procedures on the Integumentary System.
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 se... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Check location and combined areas to capture separately reportable procedures. By Ken Camilleis, CPC, CPC-I, CMRS An adjacent tissue transfer (CPT® 14000-14350) relocates a flap of healthy skin fr... [ Read More ]
Location, quantity, and a physician doing two jobs are key to this procedure. By Susan Ward, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CDERC, CEMC, CPRC Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly-effective technique for treat... [ Read More ]