Coding a Skin or Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Coding a Skin or Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

March 29, 2018

Question:
What is the appropriate code for a complete skin sparing or complete nipple sparing mastectomy?

Answer:
The code for a mastectomy described as complete skin sparing or complete nipple sparing mastectomy is 19303.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 04/19/18.

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