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Adjacent Tissue Transfer

Melissa Posted Wed 18th of January, 2017 16:39:57 PM
cpt code 14040 was recorded for the following: "Right hand lesion was injection with lido + epi, removed 15mm lesion; sent for permanent path; frozen section performed on quadrants serially, margin cleared after second series of excision; wound closed after flap cut- rotational, Chromic and prolene." Is this correct? Thank you
SuperCoder Answered Thu 19th of January, 2017 02:18:51 AM

CPT 14040 is the correct code for rotational flaps/tissue transfer/advancement flaps. This code will be correct for above form of wound closure. Thank you.

Melissa Posted Thu 19th of January, 2017 08:39:27 AM
Thank you very much!
SuperCoder Answered Fri 20th of January, 2017 00:39:24 AM

Happy to help!

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