The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 14302 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Adjacent Tissue Transfer or Rearrangement Procedures on the Integumentary System.
When excessive skin becomes a problem, documentation must prove removal is necessary, not cosmetic. By Victoria Moll, CPC, CPMA, CPRC One-third of the adult U.S. population is considered obese. Wit... [ Read More ]
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 ]
Strengthen your confidence by boosting resources, meditating on guidance, and believing in yourself. By Geanetta Johnson Agbona, CPC, CPC-I, CBCS Recently, my 8-year-old wanted me to buy him a skat... [ 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 ]