Latest on CPT Code for Suture Removal from SuperCoder's Pediatric Coder
Mythbuster: Sort Out These Suture Removal Facts Against 3 Misconceptions
Formula: Removal with anesthesia = 15850 or CPT 15851
The bad news: suture removal is usually bundled into the global, so forget about earning that extra revenue by billing it separately. The good news: you can take advantage of basic coding options available that will improve documentation and save you out of compromising situations.
Learn the tricks of the trade by resolving these 3 myths.
Myth 1: 99024 Is a “Trophy” Code
Reality: You think that just because 99024 (Postoperative follow-up visit, normally included in the surgical package, to indicate that an evaluation and management service was performed during a...
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