Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin CPT® Code range 11400- 11471

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures 11400-11471 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 11400- 11471
Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin
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Just found this on 3M Encoder, CPT Asst November 2019, Coding Tip: To report scar revision, see the Skin, Subcutaneous, and Accessory Structures, Excision—Benign Lesion subsection codes (11400-11... [ Read More ]
What would be the appropriate CPT code for excision of a sebaceous cyst on the scalp or on the face that is subdermal or deeper? Answer: Integumentary lesion excision codes pertain to the epidermis,... [ Read More ]
[LIST] [*]31536 - direct laryngoscopy and biopsy [*]11400-11471 Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin - for excision of lesions in oral commissure [*]40819 - buccal [I](hard to determine with... [ Read More ]
From the NCCI Manual Chapter CHAPTER III section L.9 [URL unfurl="true"]https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/NationalCorrectCodInitEd/Downloads/NCCI-Policy-January-1-2019.zip[/URL]: "Closure/repair o... [ Read More ]
Repairs of all types are bundled. There are only a few exceptions and its related to excisions that are coded to the 1xxxx series. NCCI Manual: [QUOTE]Chapter III.L.9 Closure/repair of a surgical i... [ Read More ]
[b]Lesions[/b] Log In / Join Home » Knowledge Center » CMS » Skin Lesion Excisions Knowledge Center Hot Topics Revenue Management Quality Payment Program Telehealth Facility Health Information... [ Read More ]
The repair is inclusive. Just because modifier 59 can be attached with a code pair it does not mean you can automatically add it, it needs to meet criteria of distinct procedure. You cant just cut som... [ Read More ]
Are there new guidelines for this procedure? (11100 for a skin punch biopsy) If a punch excision is done and the results prove to be benign or malignant, do we code under "Excision of benign Lesions"... [ Read More ]
Excision of subcutaneous soft tissue tumors includes simple and intermediate closure. The CPT guidelines do state "[COLOR=#000000][FONT='inherit']Extensive undermining or other techniques to close a d... [ Read More ]
Here's a copy of an AAPC article by John Verhovshek regarding your question. See the 3rd or 4th paragraph down starting with 'To assign a malignant lesion CPT code...' This article captures some re... [ Read More ]