AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 4 (April)

Surgery Integumentary System (April 2001)

April 2001 page 10 Coding Consultation Integumentary System, Surgery, 15342, 15350, 15400 (Q&A) Question Should code 15342 be reported two times when bilaminate skin grafts are applied to two different sites? Is it also appropriate to report codes 15350 and/or 15400 more than one time when allografts and/or xenografts are applied to different sites? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, code 15342, Application of bilaminate skin substitute/neodermis; 25 sq cm, should be reported for the total body surface area involved and should not to be reported per wound site. If, for example, bilaminate skin grafts are applied...

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