Coding Surgical Procedures: Beyond the Basics by Gail I. Smith

By Gail I. Smith

Coding surgeries: past the fundamentals enables you to increase the required coding talents required past the elemental point. Surgical coding is the main tricky section of strategy coding. each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of the medical element of surgeries and its software to strategy coding. surgeries are mapped to respectable coding instructions for an in-depth figuring out of right coding perform, and every bankruptcy contains case reviews, routines, and assets to augment your wisdom of surgery coding. A partial solution key looks within the appendix so that you can fee your growth in the course of the workouts and case reports. features a unfastened trial of EncoderPro.

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With the use of a microscope, the physician removes specimens (tissue blocks) to ensure precise removal of cancerous tissue while preserving healthy tissue. Mohs micrographic surgery codes are reported instead of excision codes (11600–11646 and 17260–17286) and surgical pathology codes. Coding of Breast Procedures Coding professionals are advised to review the health record documentation carefully before assigning procedure codes for breast procedures. Procedures include nonsurgical biopsies, surgical biopsies, and mastectomies.

This was carried down with dissection with a knife, then electrocautery and a generous portion of breast tissue was removed along with the nodule. Hemostasis was easily achieved with electrocautery, and the wound was closed with 3-0 Vicryl subcutaneous and subcuticular sutures. Benzoin and Steri-Strips were used for skin approximation. The specimen was sent fresh to pathology. The area was dressed with a light sterile dressing. The patient was transferred to recovery in satisfactory condition. Code(s) 2.

5 cm laceration of the dermis, repaired with simple closure using Dermabond tissue adhesive. Assessment: Wounds of both knees and left hand requiring suture repair. Plan: Follow up in 10 days for suture removal. Call office if there are any problems or complications. Code(s) Case Study 2-2: Operative Report Diagnosis: Benign lesion, left ring finger (3 cm) Operation: Excision of lesion of left ring finger and repair of defect Findings: The patient is a 32-year-old male referred by his dermatologist for treatment of a recurrent lesion of his left ring finger.

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