AMA CPT® Assistant - 2000 Issue 2 (February)

Surgery Integumentary System (February 2000)

February 2000 page 10 Coding Consultation Integumentary System, Surgery, 12001-13300 (Q&A) Question Would you please help clarify for me the reporting of various classifications of complex lacerations involving multiple anatomic sites? AMA Comment Your question relates to the use of CPT code 13300 (deleted in CPT 2000), a complex repair over 7.5 cm involving either two separate anatomic sites listed in the same complex repair code descriptor (eg, a complex repair performed on two sites of the scalp [code 13121] when performed in conjunction with two other separate complex repairs involving six separate anatomic sites not all...

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