CPT Surgery: Integumentary Series

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Newly Released Online Course Series!


This course covers the procedures and codes found in the Integumentary subsection of CPT.  From excision of lesions to repair of wounds to breast procedures, this series is a comprehensive overview of the codes along with procedure descriptions and just-in-time anatomy tutorials.  Whether you are new to CPT coding or an experienced coder, there is something here for you!

** The price of this product includes an AMA Royalty Fee


  • Distinguish between limited and extensive underlining
  • Differentiate between simple, intermediate, and complex skin repair
  • Assign codes for multiple skin repairs
  • Distinguish between local, regional, and distant flaps
  • Calculate the square centimeters of a defect
  • Determine when to use codes for pedicle flaps vs. adjacent tissue transfer
  • Differentiate between autograft, cultured tissue autograft, and skin substitute graft
  • Differentiate between tangential, punch, and incisional biopsy
  • Determine when to use multiple biopsy codes
  • Recognize the definition of a tissue block in Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Differentiate between incisional biopsy and excision
  • Recognize the code ranges for benign vs. malignant lesions
  • Identify wound size based on documentation of lesions and margins
  • Determine when excision of a lesion is included in the repair code
  • Assign codes for excision of multiple lesions
  • Determine when to use codes for shaving of lesions and removal of skin tags rather than the benign/malignant lesion excision codes
  • Identify methods for destroying skin lesions
  • Differentiate between simple and complex pilonidal cyst drainage
  • Distinguish I&D of pilonidal cyst from excision
  • Determine when to use codes for placement of a tissue expander
  • Determine when to use codes from the Medicine section for debridement procedures rather than an Integumentary code
  • Recognize the conditions for which debridement codes are assigned
  • Apply the Rule of Nines to burn treatment procedures
  • Label a diagram of the nail
  • Identify various cosmetic procedures performed on the skin
  • Differentiate between fine needle and core needle aspiration of breast tissue
  • Identify various radiological methods used for imaging guidance during breast biopsy
  • Assign codes for breast biopsy
  • Differentiate between lumpectomy and mastectomy
  • Recognize simple, radical, and modified radical mastectomy from operative report documentation
  • Assign codes for immediate and delayed breast reconstruction following mastectomy
  • Distinguish between free and pedicle flap
  • Recognize various types of breast reconstruction procedures from operative report documentation

Target Audience

  • Facility outpatient coders
  • Professional fee coders
  • Compliance & revenue integrity professionals
  • Coding auditors & educators
  • Clinic managers
  • Coding managers

CE Credits

This program has been approved for 4 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 4 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Purchasing Details

  • The price of this product includes the AMA Royalty Fees
  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
  • Courses are accessed through www.haugenacademy.com.
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