E. maria Posted Wed 16th of September, 2015 19:20:30 PM
Patient underwent excision of two chest wall masses for metastatic rectal cancer. One 4 cm in diameter subq. 2nd a 2 cm submuscular underneath the fascia (separate incision. Dr. had difficulty closing the submuscular incision and did an adjacent tissue transfer 3 cm X 2. Can I bill separate for the adjacent tissue transfer of is it included with the excision.
SuperCoder Answered Thu 17th of September, 2015 05:59:11 AM
You can code with Adjacent Tissue Transfer separately and this is unbundled procedure with submuscular mass excision.