In this course, you will learn about the different types of flaps and grafts used in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Tips for coding flaps and grafts will also be discussed.
Please note that content provided in these modules is based upon the 2020 codes.
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the use of flaps and grafts
- Distinguish between local, regional and microvascular flaps
- Recognize the CPT codes used for the three main flap types and others
- Recognize federal and state authorities that investigate fraud
- Identify commonly used CPT graft codes
- Use flap and graft coding tips to accurately recorded procedures
Catherine French, Director, Health Policy
Publish Date: 6/13/2018
Expiration Date: 6/13/2021
Estimated time to complete this course: 60 minutes
Minimum Post-test Score to Claim Credit: 80%
Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
None of the faculty or staff have relevant financial conflicts to disclose. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all instructors, planners, reviewers, managers, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.
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