Skin Substitute Grafts CPT® Code range 15271- 15278

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Preparation for Skin Replacement Surgery 15271-15278 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 15271- 15278
Section 15271-15278
Skin Substitute Grafts
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I have several claims for skin grafts on a patient who is in a global period for placement of an autograft 15100-15121. As the patient has over 50% TBSA burns, he has multiple grafts and is going to ... [ Read More ]
[b]Amniotic graft code[/b] An amniotic graft is a graft from a human and therefore the skin substitute graft codes (15271-15278) should be used based on location. This is based on information that th... [ Read More ]
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[b]Mixed messages![/b] According to Dr. Christopher Senkowski, Medical Advisor to AMA RUC from the American College of Surgery: "If the graft is placed to prevent skin from adhering to the tendon pr... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="rodica moga, post: 217162, member: 139903"][U]CPT 2011 Guidelines[/U]:"When services are performed in the office, the supply of the skin substitute/graft should be reported separately." [U]CP... [ Read More ]