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    Wide Excision of Malignant Neoplasm of skin, soft tissue, and muscle on chest wall

    I would appreciate any assistance in CPT coding of the following procedure note: This is on a MALE patient. Wide Excision of Malignant Neoplasm of skin, soft tissue, and muscle on chest wall 10cm Patient has been noncompliant with plan of treatment for right breast cancer. A 1.5 cm margins...
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    help with surgery please

    PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSES: 1. Right severe flatfoot deformity 2. Right PTTD 3. Right Hallux valgus 4. Hallux elevatus POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSES: Same PROCEDURE: 1. Right triple arthrodesis 28715 2. Right 1st Tarsal-metatarsal joint arthrodesis 28740 3. Right medial calcaneal...
  3. T

    63042/63030-51

    The patient underwent a "revision L5-S1 decompression/microdiskectomy". Diagnosis "Lumbar radiculopathy with scar tissue formation and intractable pain" From the op note "...recent MRI of the lumbar spine demonstrated significant scar tissue in & around the S1 nerve root..." Would the use of...
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    Need HCPCS code for Tissue Breast Expander

    I am needing a HCPCS code for a tissue breast expander. There is one website that says to use C1789 and then there is another website that says to use L8600. Is there anyone that has billed this product before and would know which code would be correct?
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    Need HCPCS code for Tissue Breast Expanders

    I am needing a HCPCS code for tissue breast expanders. I have found one website that says to use C1789 and one website that says to use L8600. Is there anyone that has billed this product before and knows which code to use?
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    Debridement -help

    Not sure if I should code 11045, 11046, or 97597, 97598, any ideas? Patient had a right trochanteric decubitus ulcer with a wound vac placement (less than 100 cm area ) debrided to healhthy tissue. The greater trochanter now exposed in wound. Operative report. The right hip was then prepped...
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    Latarjet with remplissage open

    WOULD YOU CODE AS 23466??? PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Left shoulder instability, anterior/posterior. POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Left shoulder instability, anterior/posterior. PROCEDURES PERFORMED: 1. Left shoulder arthroscopy. Left shoulder open Latarjet procedure. Left shoulder extensive...
  8. J

    Lipoma removal or more?-Reposting here as I have

    Reposting here as I have not gotten any responses and need some feedback! I am not sure if I have this coded correctly. I have used 27047 for the lipoma removal, however I am not sure if there is more to this procedure than that. PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Left inguinal mass. POSTOPERATIVE...
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    CPT Code 62267 or 10022 - I am looking fo

    I am looking for some advice for as I am not too familiar with this tyoe of procedure. Indication: Paraspinal soft tissue infection * The risks benefits and alternatives were explained and informed consent was obtained. 1 mg of Versed and 100 mcg of fentanyl were administered intravenously for...
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