Part 1: CPT Breast Education Series | Overview of Breast Reconstruction

This is Part 1 of a 6-part series focusing on CPT coding of reconstructive procedures following mastectomy.  There are many different types of breast reconstruction procedures, each having potential stumbling-blocks for coders. Part 1 is an overview of the types of breast reconstruction techniques commonly used.  Future topics in this series will go into more detail of each technique and the CPT coding implications.

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Part 4 – New 2019 CPT Codes: Lymphatic, Digestive, Urinary and Nervous System

This is Part 4 of a five part series on the new 2019 CPT codes. In this series we will explore the CPT changes for FY 2019 and include examples to help the coder understand the new codes. There is 1 new lymphatic code, 2 new digestive system codes with 3 deletions, 3 new urinary system codes with one deletion and 7 deleted nervous system codes with 2 revisions.

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