AMA CPT® Assistant - 2000 Issue 4 (April)
Use of the Integumentary Repair Codes (April 2000)
April 2000 pages 8-9 Coding Communication Use of the Integumentary Repair Codes In CPT 2000, the guidelines for use of the repair codes in the integumentary section (code range 12001-13160) have been revised, along with some of the repair codes. These changes are intended to clarify the original intent for using the codes in this section. To help you understand the changes, we will present the revised guidelines within the arrow 43symbols, followed by a brief rationale for the change. In this article, some of the descriptions have been truncated to save space. For complete descriptors, consult your CPT...
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