General Surgery Coding Alert

CPT® 2018: Catch Up to New Category III Code Options


- Published on Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Find new ways to report certain laser scar revisions. An emerging technology for treating hypertrophic scars that impair function may get some wind in its sails now that CPT® 2018 provides new codes for the procedure. Problem: Burn and other traumatic scars may develop thick strictures that limit a patient’s functional mobility, impairing acts as simple as opening a jar [...]





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