Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery and Integumentary Systemb
The largest section in the CPT Manual
Does not reimburse for a surgical tray.
The Subsections in Surgery section
Medical Speciality;Body System and Anatomical Site
Are found at the beginning of each section and contains information specific to the section.
Indicates new or revised text within the current edition of the CPT manual.
Is information within parentheses
Befor assiging this type of code, you must be certain that a more specific Category I or a Category III code is not available.
Is a type of report that contains the nature, extent, need, time, effort, and times equipment necessary to provide service.
Is designated within the CPT manual to indicate a procedure tha tis only reported when it is performed as the only procedure or shen another procedure performed at the same time is unrelated to this procedure.
When time, effort, and services are bundled together.
Is defined as local infiltration, metacarpal/digital blocks, or topical anesthesia.
Accoridng to Medicare guidelines of a surgical procedure are usually included in the reinbursement for a major surgical procedure.
Is a CPT code that can be assigned to a report Surgical tray.
Is a HCPCS code that can be assigned to report a Surgical tray.
Reports a postoperative follow-up visit that is included in the global services.
Is a part of a surgical procedure and different methods of destruction are not ordinarily listed seperate.
Are the care of the conditions for which a diagnostic procedure was erformed or is not included and may be listed seperately.
There are "Notes" in this subsection.
Code used for Operationg Microscope Subsection.
Follow-up care for therapeutic surgical procedures includes only that care.
Three Components of Wound Repair
Ligation, Exploration, Debridement
Three Wond Repair determination Criteria
Length of wound in cm, Complexity, Site of the wound repair.
Three Classificaitons of Wound Repair
Simple, Intermediate, Complex
The title for the information that percedes each section.
Is the cleansing of an area or wound.
May be performed to excise a disc of tissue.
Is the term for the elastic material formed into a sac that is then filled with fluid or air.
Is the nameof the graft that is taken from the patients body.
Malignant & Benign
The two major distictions in coding destruciton of lesions.
Site Location & Size
The divisions of malignant lesions excisions.
Is the procedure used to treat acne or wrinkles by means of sanding.
Physician would act as the Sergeon and Pathologist