The subsections in the Surgery section are usually divided according to ________.
medical specialty or body system or anatomical site.
These are found at the beginning of each section and contain information specific to the section: ________.
Before assigning this type of code, you must be certain that a more specific Category I or a Category III code is not available: ________.
This report contains the nature, extent, need, time, effort, and at times equipment necessary to provide a service: ________.
This designation within the CPT manual indicates a procedure that is only reported when it is performed as the only procedure or when another procedure performed at the same time is unrelated to this procedure. This is a ________ procedure.
________ anesthesia is defined as local infiltration, metacarpal/digital block, or topical anesthesia.
According to Medicare guidelines, ________ complications of a surgical procedure are usually included in the reimbursement for a major surgical procedure.
This code reports a postoperative follow-up visit that is included in the global service: ________.
What are the three things that are considered components of wound repair?
Shirley Peters, age 80, an established patient, presents to the office for removal of 12 skin tags.
Removal of 180-cm2 strawberry nevus of left cheek, autograft with split-thickness skin graft of 180-cm2.