Description

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!

 

Objectives:

Part 1: Skin Repairs, Tissue Rearrangement, Flaps, and Skin Grafts

  • Distinguish between limited and extensive undermining
  • 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

Part 2: Skin Biopsy and Excision and Destruction of Lesions

  • 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

Part 3: Other Procedures on the Skin

  • Identify the documentation elements necessary for reporting wound debridement procedures
  • Determine the deepest level of debridement
  • Distinguish wound debridement codes in the Integumentary section from those in the Medicine section
  • Differentiate between codes for debridement and excision of pressure ulcers
  • Identify parts of the nail and nail bed
  • Compare and contrast codes for excision, debridement, and trimming of nails
  • Distinguish I&D from excision of pilonidal cyst
  • Recognize codes for insertion, replacement, and removal of tissue expanders not associated with breast reconstruction
  • Identify codes for placement of insertion of non-biodegradable drug delivery implant

Part 4: Breast Procedures

  • Differentiate between needle core and fine needle aspiration biopsy of the breast
  • Determine when multiple breast biopsy codes can be assigned
  • Differentiate between simple, radical, and modified radical mastectomy
  • Assign a code for mastectomy for gynecomastia
  • Assign codes for second-stage delayed breast reconstruction
  • Differentiate between types of flap reconstruction procedures

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

Target Audience

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

CE Credits

AHIMA
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.

AAPC
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.
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