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coding for split thickness skin graft-mult procedures-same body area

  1. Default coding for split thickness skin graft-mult procedures-same body area
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    Hi- please help!

    code: split thickness skin graft-arm and split thickness skin graft trunk-
    2 separate procedures w/total area less than 100sq cm.

    bill one code (15100) for combined area-or two codes with a modifier?

    THANKS!

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    I would bill 15100 once for the combined area.
    Leanne, CPC
    General/Vascular Surgery

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    Hi I am trying to discern in burn coding if the buttocks would be considered part of the trunk? Cannot find buttocks in CPT. Any help would be appreciated!!

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