What term does the CPT manual use for growths or tumors found on the skin?
What is simple repair?
Repair primarily involving the dermis or epidermis
What is the correct CPT code for subcutaneous mastectomy?
True or False: The musculoskeletal section is divided by procedure.
False - it is divided by anatomical sites.
Removal of contaminated or dead tissue from a wound is:
According to the CPT Guidelines, when would a code from the Application of Casts and Strapping subheading be used?
a. During or after the period of follow-up care
b. When the cast application is an initial service
c. When the restorative treatment was performed by another physician
d. All of the above
D - All of the above
What does subcutaneous mean?
Below the dermis layer.
True or False: Diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy are both coded when performed together.
What CPT code is used to report the first stage of Mohs micrographic surgery performed on the neck?
If a mastectomy is performed on both the left and right breasts, what modifier must be reported?
When coding wound repairs, what lengths can be added together?
Wounds of the same complexity in the same anatomical grouping
True or False: Simple closure is not included in excision of lesions.
What is the correct CPT code for a diagnostic shoulder arthroscopy?
True or false: If a fracture is closed, then only closed treatment is required.
What code(s) should be used for a percutaneous breast biopsy following a complaint of a lump in the left breast?
Which is the correct CPT code for a patient who underwent a complex repair of a 6.0 cm laceration on the forearm?
What is open treatment of a fracture?
A fracture is surgically opened and exposed to the external environment.
When coding multiple lesions or wounds, what modifier should you report?
What is the correct CPT code for closed reduction of radial shaft fracture; with manipulation?
When would debridement of a wound be reported separately?
If there is gross contamination of the wound.
What does arthroscopy mean?
Endoscopic examination of a joint using a scope
What does manipulation mean?
Alignment of the bones.