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A listing of subsections that have instructional notes is not included in the surgical section guidlines
Before you can assign an unlisted code, you must first be certain there is no more specific code and that there is not a category________ code available
when using an unlisted procedure code to report a surdical service, a special report describing the procedure must accompany the claim.
Pertinent Information (in the special report)
should include adequate definiton or description of the NATURE,EXTENT, AND NEED for the procedure, and the TIME,EFFORT, AND EQUIPTMENT necessary to provide the service
___________destruction is a part of surgical procedure and different methods of destruction are not ordinarily
Care of the condition for which a diagnostic procedure was performed or of other____________conditions is not included and may be listed separately
follow-up care for therapuetic surgical procedures includes only that care which is usually part of the ____________
According to the parenthetical information that follows code 10022: The 4 codes for radiological supervision and interpretation are
76942, 77002, 77012,and 77021
According to the parenthetical information that follows code 10022: for evalation of fine needle aspirate, see
The subsections in the surgery section are usuallly divided according to ______________________
Medical speciality, body systems, anatomical site
__________anesthesia is defined as local infiltration, metacarpal/digital block, or topical anesthesia
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