Plastic Surgery Coding Resources

Articles

KZA Coding Coaches answer specialty-specific coding questions every other week.

“Shave Technique”

My physician documents a biopsy via “shave technique”. Is this the correct way to document a biopsy and report the procedure with 11100?

“Stacked” DIEP

October 19, 2017 Question: What is the code for a “stacked” DIEP flap used for breast reconstruction? Answer: CPT says...

Abdominal Fat Graft

Abdominal Fat Graft

October 5, 2017 Question: I billed 15770 (Graft; derma-fat-fascia) for an abdominal fat graft.  After reviewing my operative report, the...

Absorbable Implant

Absorbable Implant

September 21, 2017 Question: I billed 30465 for an injection of a bioabsorbable implant into the lateral nasal wall to...

Webinars

MIPS Made Easier for Surgeons

MIPS Made Easier for Surgeons

More Info You Will Learn This webinar will cover orthopaedics, ENT, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, and general surgery.  ...

Hand Coding II

Hand Coding II

Build on your knowledge of hand coding. This course addresses the granular nature of coding and documenting hand fractures and...

Hand Coding I

Hand Coding I

Staff and managers new to hand coding who want to code correctly for common hand procedures will find good value...

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