What is a revision amputation?
primary closure (revision amputation) indications. finger amputation with exposed bone and the ability to rongeur bone proximally without compromising bony support to nail bed.
What is the difference between CPT 28810 and 28820?
True Blue. 28810 osteotomy is made through the metatarsal (ultimately in this case). What may be throwing you off is that the doc performed the disarticulation at the MTP joint first (28820) and then afterwards performed the osteotomy through the MT (28820).
What does revision surgery mean?
Revision surgery is performed to modify or change a prior bariatric surgery. The main reasons for revision surgery are: Complications from the original procedure. Failure to lose weight. Regaining weight after initial weight loss.
Is revision surgery safe?
Laparoscopic revision surgery generally has fewer short-term risks than traditional open surgery. Revision surgery risks, such as anesthetic reactions, bleeding, blood clots and infection, are usually higher than they were with the original surgery.
What is the procedure for CPT?
Current Procedural Terminology, more commonly known as CPT ®, refers to a set of medical codes used by physicians, allied health professionals, nonphysician practitioners, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and laboratories to describe the procedures and services they perform. Specifically, CPT ® codes are used to report procedures and services to federal and private payers for reimbursement of rendered healthcare.
Revision Amputation. The general principles of primary amputation also apply to revision amputation. Revision is necessary if the primary amputation fails to heal, or else if the residual limb is unsatisfactory for prosthetic fitting. Revision may also be necessary if the residual limb does not serve the patient’s functional requirements.
What are the basic steps of CPT coding?
• Steps for correct CPT coding ? 1. Determine the procedure, test, or service to be coded 2. Identify all terms 3. Locate each main term in the Alphabetic Index 4. Review and select the subterms indented below the main term 5. Note the code number(s) found opposite the selected main term or subterm 6. Verify the code in the Tabular List 7.
What is the CPT code for a wound revision?
CPT code 66250 (Revision or repair of operative wound of anterior segment, any type, early or late, major or minor procedure) describes the repair the ophthalmologist performed. Because 66250 is not bundled into the pterygium removal code, you won’t need a modifier.