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Autograft 5

Vaida Posted Wed 19th of November, 2014 10:51:22 AM

Hi. I have some doubts about Autografts. Can you please take a look at the example bellow and give us proper CPT codes and modifiers for them.

Case 5: Adult patient with 4 tissue cultured skin autografts: genitalia 3x4 cm (12 cm²), left lower arm 5x15 cm (75cm²), right upper arm 5x17 cm (85 cm²), and scalp 8x8cm (64 cm²)

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SuperCoder Answered Wed 19th of November, 2014 17:51:31 PM

Thanks for your question. You should bill 15150; Tissue cultured skin autograft, trunk, arms, legs; first 25 sq cm or less, 15151; Tissue cultured skin autograft, trunk, arms, legs; additional 1 sq cm to 75 sq cm (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), and 15152; Tissue cultured skin autograft, trunk, arms, legs; each additional 100 sq cm, or each additional 1% of body area of infants and children, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure).
You should also bill 15155; Tissue cultured skin autograft, face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, and/or multiple digits; first 25 sq cm or less, 15156; Tissue cultured skin autograft, face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, and/or multiple digits; additional 1 sq cm to 75 sq cm (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), and 15157; Tissue cultured skin autograft, face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, and/or multiple digits; each additional 100 sq cm, or each additional 1% of body area of infants and children, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure).

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