Mohs Micrographic Surgery Procedures CPT® Code range 17311- 17315

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Destruction Procedures on the Integumentary System 17311-17315 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 17311- 17315
Mohs Micrographic Surgery Procedures
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[QUOTE="sinman0531, post: 508731, member: 605607"] 17312 has an MUE of 4 units. Any units after 4, you would want to use 17315. So it would look like 17311 17312 x4 17315 x3 [/QUOTE] I thought 17315 ... [ Read More ]
17312 has an MUE of 4 units. Any units after 4, you would want to use 17315. So it would look like 17311 17312 x4 17315 x3... [ Read More ]
88314 is an add-on code and must have a primary service billed with it. From Codify: [HEADING=2]CPT® Code [B]88314[/B][/HEADING] Special stain including interpretation and report; histochemical sta... [ Read More ]
From the NCCI Manual Chapter CHAPTER III section L.9 [URL unfurl="true"][/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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
There is an NCCI edit on the repair codes with this code. According to the plain english code medical coding guide I have says incision and closure is part of the primary procedure. most surgical proc... [ Read More ]
NCCI and CPT guidelines are not always the same - sometimes NCCI does not allow payment on a code that CPT tells you to report (use of operating microscope is a good example that I see often). It wou... [ Read More ]
Hi, The code set for Moh's surgery is 17311-17315. 67961-67975 codes are not valid for Moh's surgery. Those 6000 codes do not document all the complex components of a Moh's procedure. (ie. staging, b... [ Read More ]