Results 1 to 3 of 3

Mass on dorsal aspect of hand

  1. #1
    Location
    NEW ORLEANS
    Posts
    956
    Default Mass on dorsal aspect of hand
    Medical Coding Books
    Patient had an excision of mass on the dorsal aspect of right hand, the second metacarpal head . An incision was made over the mass. INcision was carried down to the mass. It was incised and removd from radial siDe of metacarpal head. Path report came bavk as as dx of 737.43 ganglion cyst .is cpt code 26160 a good CODE or it should be another ?thanks
    Last edited by codedog; 11-20-2008 at 08:43 AM.

  2. Default
    26160 is good however your ganglion codes are 727.4_ - not 737.4_

  3. #3
    Location
    NEW ORLEANS
    Posts
    956
    Default
    t hanks patricia

Similar Threads

  1. CPT code for excisional biopsy and mass of the hand
    By LStana in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-19-2011, 03:07 PM
  2. I and d right index mcp joint and dorsal hand
    By kathy a in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-29-2011, 06:43 AM
  3. NEED HELP!-Hand Mass Removal
    By Snflwr in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-02-2011, 08:40 AM
  4. Excision Exostosis Dorsal Aspect Left Mid Foot
    By trvlingal in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-27-2011, 08:33 AM
  5. Excision Fibroma Plantar Aspect
    By jilly78 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-27-2009, 10:35 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.