When do you use CPT code 17315?

When do you use CPT code 17315?

CPT code 17315 may be used to report each block after the first 5 blocks for any single stage (17315 is used as an add-on code to 17311, 17312, 17313 or 17314). Please note that this code refers to the number of blocks, not number of slides.

What is the CPT code reported for the Mohs micrographic surgery?

1700, 17003×13, L57.0 What is the CPT code reported for the Mohs micrographic surgery by a single physician removing and examining a specimen from the neck containing three tissue blocks, first stage? 17311 What CPT code is reported to describe aspiration of one cyst, breast?

When to use CPT code 17311 for Mohs?

when the biopsy is performed on a lesion that is not associated with the Mohs surgery. If Mohs on a single site cannot be completed on the same day because the patient could not tolerate further surgery and the additional stages were competed the following day, you must start with the primary code (CPT code 17311) on day two.

What is the Mohs code for lesions of the trunk?

For lesions of the trunk, arms, and legs, select code 17313 and add-on code 17314. Regardless of location, you might also need to report add-on code 17315, as explained in the Mohs Code Definitions sidebar.

What is the CPT code for tumor removal?

• CPT Code 17313 – Mohs micrographic technique, including removal of all gross tumor, surgical excision of tissue specimens, mapping, color coding of specimens, microscopic examination of specimens by the surgeon, and histopathologic preparation including routine stain(s) (e.

1700, 17003×13, L57.0 What is the CPT code reported for the Mohs micrographic surgery by a single physician removing and examining a specimen from the neck containing three tissue blocks, first stage? 17311 What CPT code is reported to describe aspiration of one cyst, breast?

when the biopsy is performed on a lesion that is not associated with the Mohs surgery. If Mohs on a single site cannot be completed on the same day because the patient could not tolerate further surgery and the additional stages were competed the following day, you must start with the primary code (CPT code 17311) on day two.

• CPT Code 17313 – Mohs micrographic technique, including removal of all gross tumor, surgical excision of tissue specimens, mapping, color coding of specimens, microscopic examination of specimens by the surgeon, and histopathologic preparation including routine stain(s) (e.

For lesions of the trunk, arms, and legs, select code 17313 and add-on code 17314. Regardless of location, you might also need to report add-on code 17315, as explained in the Mohs Code Definitions sidebar.