The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 15120 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Autografts/Tissue Cultured Autograft.
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 ]
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 ]
From A to Xenograph, specific language in the operative report should support the use of surgical prep codes. By Ken Camilleis, CPC, CPC-I, CMRS CPT® 2012 adds new instruction and definitions for ... [ 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 ]