Other Procedures on the Breast CPT® Code range 19499- 19499

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Breast 19499-19499 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 19499- 19499
Other Procedures on the Breast
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September 25, 2023
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September 22, 2023
Code descriptor revisions are about time. After the extensive changes CPT made to the evaluation and management EM codes and guidelines over the last few years youll be relieved to know that the EM ch... [ Read More ]
September 20, 2023
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September 20, 2023
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September 06, 2023
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What is the correct coding for pectoral implant for male patient? Is it still 19325 augmentation? Or is unlisted 19499 a better option? Also, for the implant itself is L8600 breast implant silicone or... [ Read More ]
Curious why surgeon wouldn't want to use 19380, that is one I would use for a problem with an implant (rupture etc...) but I guess that depends on documentation. You could also look at 19371 with 1934... [ Read More ]
If a patient has a partial mastectomy and a BioZorb device sutured in place both as a fiducial marker and a structural/contour support for the breast mastectomy, what code would be appropriate to bill... [ Read More ]
Hi, If my doctor does a partial mastectomy and uses the savi probe to identify the savi reflector, would this be reported separately or considered bundled to main procedure since it is the approach?... [ Read More ]
[b]CED CPT Assistant Article[/b] [QUOTE="rlacasse, post: 116397, member: 47490"]According to the CPT assistant if placing an expandable catheter device at the time of a partial mastectomy, code 19499... [ Read More ]
[b]Ced[/b] [QUOTE="rlacasse, post: 116398, member: 47490"]According to the CPT assistant if placing an expandable catheter device at the time of a partial mastectomy, code 19499, Unlisted procedure, ... [ Read More ]
19499 is for the Spy Elite Imaging System which I know it's not included in 19357 breast reconstruction. UHC, BCBS and Medicare are a few that are denying the 19499 stating that the Spy Elite imaging ... [ Read More ]
What service are you billing the 19499 for?... [ Read More ]
Yes I always send the documentation to support the 19499 and still it gets denied.... [ Read More ]
19499 is an unlisted code. Its considered "special report" which means supporting documentation is required to show what its reporting. You can not tell by the code alone what its for. Did you send d... [ Read More ]