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capsulorrhapy

Chari Posted Thu 01st of November, 2018 13:49:58 PM
hello, how would this be coded bilateral capsulorrhaphy was peformed with an implant exchange with a smaller implant, pt. had previous breast augmentation, capsule was thin no contracture was noted,
SuperCoder Answered Fri 02nd of November, 2018 07:03:21 AM

Hi Chari,

The correct code to bill for bilateral capsulorrhaphy (breast) with implant exchange is CPT 19380 (Revision of reconstructed breast). Also, use modifier 50 to indicate a procedure is performed identically on the opposite side of the body. Feel free to ask for any further query.

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