luisa Posted Tue 21st of March, 2017 14:29:36 PM
1. Preparation of graft bed right long finger to receive split thickness skin graft
2. Placement of 13 x 6 mm split thickness skin graft to right long finger nailbed from donor site right hypothenar eminence
The patient’s rt hand and forearm were prepped w/ betadine and draped in the usual sterile fashion. The procedure was begun by debriding the loose epidermis and crusting from the right longer finger dorsal wound. The Integra had not incorporated and had been avulsed previously in clinic. The wound was washed w/ a chlorhexidine scrub brush. Hemostasis was obtained and the bed was prepared for receipt of the graft.
A split thickness skin graft was harvested from the hypothenar eminence using a 10 blade. The graft was then secured using drops of
SuperCoder Answered Wed 22nd of March, 2017 09:11:37 AM
CPT code 15120 will be appropriate for the above scenario.
luisa Posted Wed 22nd of March, 2017 11:26:20 AM
Would consider the additional surgical preparation CPT code 15004?
SuperCoder Answered Thu 23rd of March, 2017 01:47:31 AM
CPTcode 15004 will be billed with 15120 for surgical preparation of site.