L Posted Sun 05th of June, 2016 21:21:01 PM
How would I code the following:
Distal amputation, left index finger.
1.Irrigation and debridement, skin, subcutaneous tissue, bone, and excision nail matrix tissue, index.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 06th of June, 2016 06:38:52 AM
Hi, Cpt code 26951 seems more appropriate for amputation of finger or thumb with modifier F1.
L Posted Mon 20th of June, 2016 07:43:00 AM
Should this be 26951?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 21st of June, 2016 08:10:29 AM
Yes, Correct cpt is 26951-LT. Thanks