Repair-Intermediate Procedures on the Integumentary System CPT® Code range 12031- 12057

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Repair (Closure) Procedures on the Integumentary System 12031-12057 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 12031- 12057
Repair-Intermediate Procedures on the Integumentary System
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March 21, 2023
Code 0174A is effective now for patients ages 6 months to 4 years. On March 14 2023 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization EUA of the bivalent PfizerBioNTech COV... [ Read More ]
March 14, 2023
What a difference 15 minutes can make when billing EM services. The Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS issued a notice March 14 correcting several errors in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee ... [ Read More ]
March 10, 2023
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March 03, 2023
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March 03, 2023
Learn how OASISE will affect your VBP numbers. The end of the first quarter of expanded Home Health ValueBased Purchasings HHVBPs first performance year is nearly here and Medicare continues to issue ... [ Read More ]
Hi I d use the debridement ( CPT 11000 to 11047 ) on this intermediate laceration repair (CPT 12031 to 12057) and the x-ray code. Hopefully get a good notes of the record showing both physicians nam... [ Read More ]
Yes, you can report both codes separately. While the excision of a skin lesion is included in an adjacent tissue transfer at the same anatomic site, the lesion excision is not included in a full thick... [ 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 ]
No, you do not measure around the would that would be circumference not length. You ignore the width and just measure the length. Its not the best formatting in this link: [URL]http://www.the-dermato... [ Read More ]
[b]12052 rationale CPC Practice Exam A Question 2[/b] The note stated "the wound on her chin required layered closure" 12031-12057= intermediate repair that involves: Closure of contaminated SIN... [ Read More ]
The coding for Mohs procedures does not include closure, so you can always bill for the closure in addition to the Mohs. You haven't provided enough detail about this particular closure to be able to... [ Read More ]
If you read the guidelines in the CPT book, they explain how to code for this. Here's some of the guidelines, but I suggest you read them all to make sure you are coding correctly. "The closure of 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 ]
No modifier necessary, per Guidelines: 11400-11466 Skin Lesion Removal: Benign Code also intermediate closure (12031-12057) There are no bundling issues or NCCI edits.... [ Read More ]
If you're coding something in the musculoskeletal system then no you cannot code for wound closure because it's included in the payment. But if the doctor removes a lesion or cyst and you're coding 1... [ Read More ]