• If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ & read the forum rules. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, you must be an AAPC Member. If you are a member and have already registered for member area and forum access, you can log in by clicking here. If you've forgotten your username or password use our password reminder tool. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
  • We're introducing new features and a new look to make the forums easier to use and more valuable to you. See what's new and let us know what you think!

Subgaleal Siliastic Mesh Placement

TnRushFan

Networker
Messages
46
Best answers
0
Hi folks,

Does anyone know what code I should use to report the placement of subgaleal siliastic sheet "spacer graft"? Does it bundles into the flap?

Provider documentation summary:

PROCEDURES:
Delayed paramedian forehead flap measuring 3.2 cm x 7 cm.
Split-thickness skin graft

** flap was elevated in the subgaleal plane
** skin graft was trimmed to size and secured to the distal flap
** silastic sheet was placed below the graft on the forehead, is a spacer graft.
** silastic sheet was then trimmed to size, placed in the forehead wound bed and the flap was laid back down and secured

I am thinking 15731 for the paramedian flap, 15120 for the skin graft but not sure about the siliastic placement

Thanks in advance...
 
Top