CPT Codes for Suture Removal
81431 Application of adhesive material to wound (including local anesthesia)
81432 Application of nonresorbable suture material to wound (including local anesthesia)
81433 Application of absorbable suture material to wound (including local anesthesia)
81434 Revision or removal of nonresorbable suture material from wound (including local anesthesia)
81435 Revision or removal of absorbable suture material from wound (including local anesthesia)
The CPT code for suture removal is:
35301 – Removal of foreign body or suture from skin; simple
36200 – Incision and drainage of abscess or cyst; superficial, percutaneous, single lesion
36201 – Incision and drainage of abscess or cyst; superficial, multiple lesions
36202 – Incision and drainage of abscess or cyst; deep, single lesion (e.g., necrotic tumor)
36203 – Incision and drainage of abscess or cyst; deep, multiple lesions (e.g., necrotic tumor)
36204 – Incision and drainage of hematoma; superficial incisional biopsy only
CPT code 90810 is a surgical procedure code used to report removal of sutures. The procedure involves the removal of sutures that were placed in a patient’s body to hold together incisions made during an operation.
Use of this procedure code is limited. It may be used only if there is no other code that describes the service provided (such as removal of stitches), or if it is not possible to determine whether another procedure code describes the service provided. In such cases, you should report all information about the service that can be identified and reported, including the date of service, description of what was done, and any other relevant information that can be reported from your records.
Removal of sutures, each wound site.
Suture removal, including ligation and excision; initial encounter.
Suture removal, including ligation and excision; each additional wound site.
cpt code suture removal in office
CPT code suture removal in office
This procedure is performed to remove stitches, staples or other devices used to close a wound after surgical procedures.
CPT Code Description:
92655 Removal of foreign body in ear (eg, earring), including canal wall up to tympanic membrane, without mastoidectomy (eg, canal wall perforation). This code excludes repair of tympanic membrane perforation.
92656 Removal of foreign body in ear (eg, earring), including canal wall up to tympanic membrane, with mastoidectomy (eg, canal wall perforation). This code excludes repair of tympanic membrane perforation.
Allowed costs under this policy include all Medicare-allowable charges for the removal of foreign bodies from ears and/or adenoids/tonsils as well as any associated anesthesia services. Charges for removal of impacted cerumen are not covered under this policy. Charges for removal of earwax are covered under Policy No. 02-04-03-01-03 – Billing Instructions for Earwax Removal Services (Antral Lavage).
CPT code Suture Removal (In Office)
The CPT code for removing a suture is 99213. The global annual cost of this service is $0.
Suture Removal (In Office) is a procedure that removes surgical staples or sutures from the skin after an incision has healed. This service does not include the removal of stitches placed in other areas such as the mouth or throat.
The average cost for this service is $42 in the U.S., but prices can range from $31-$57.
CPT code removal of sutures in an office
Suture removal codes are for patients who have had surgery and have sutures that need to be removed. The doctor will remove the sutures in an office visit, rather than the patient having to go back to the hospital or surgery center for this procedure.
The most common CPT code used is 69510, which includes removing sutures in an office setting. The doctor may also use a modifier if they perform more than one procedure during the same visit. For example, if they remove one stitch and then place another stitch on the same day, they would use modifier 25.
This is a very common procedure. If you look at the CPT code book, you will see that it is considered a minor surgical procedure. The code is 99501.
The average cost of this procedure is around $450 – $500. This price is without insurance, but if you have insurance, then it should be covered under your deductible and/or coinsurance.
If you are looking to have this done in an office setting, then you may want to consider having it done by an oral surgeon or periodontist who has specialized training in these types of procedures.
cpt code suture removal without anesthesia
The code for removing sutures without anesthesia (local, regional or general) is the same as for removing sutures with anesthesia.
Suture removal is a procedure that’s performed on patients who have recently had surgery. The purpose of suturing is to close wounds and keep them from opening up again. If the wound has healed enough to be removed, you’ll need a doctor’s help.
A doctor will remove your stitches by cutting them with scissors or threading them out with a needle. If you’re having minor surgery on your face, eyes or ears, your doctor may use dissolvable stitches that dissolve over time. Dissolvable stitches are used when there’s no need to remove them right away and when there won’t be any scarring from their removal.
cpt code for suture removal by physician
The CPT code for suture removal by physician is CPT code 52248. The ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for suture removal by physician is K29.21 – Laceration repair and/or grafting, simple, finger(s) or toes.
CPT Code#: 194016
Description: Removal of sutures or staples by physician, each office visit
When to Report This Code? When the service is performed.
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CPT code 94052 is used to report the removal of sutures by physician.
This code should be used when a physician removes sutures that were placed by another health care provider.
The removal of sutures counts as a single unit of service.
CPT Code: 55627
Description: Removal of sutures or staples by physician.
Placement of a suture or staple is not covered.
cpt code for suture removal by nurse
CPT Code: 92952
Description: Removal of suture or staples; superficial incisional skin wound, each additional 1 to 4 cm (up to 10 cm) in length
CPT Code: 92953
Description: Removal of suture or staples; deep incisional skin wound, each additional 1 to 4 cm (up to 10 cm) in length
CPT Code: 92954
Description: Removal of suture or staples; non-excisional skin flap, each additional 1 to 4 cm (up to 10 cm) in length
CPT Code: 92955
Description: Removal of suture or staples; partial thickness cutaneous burn with eschar, initial treatment, limited areas, each additional 1 to 4 cm (up to 10 cm) in length
CPT Code Description
93570 Removal of foreign body from skin by physician or other qualified health care professional (includes ultrasonic removal)
93571 Removal of foreign body from skin by physician or other qualified health care professional (includes ultrasonic removal), each additional foreign body (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
What is CPT code S0630?
CPT code S0630 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, there are several other codes that are commonly used to indicate a diagnosis. The ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set is the international classification of diseases, clinical modifications (ICD-10-CM) is a specific coding system for identifying diagnoses on reimbursement claims for healthcare services.
What is CPT code S0630?
The short answer is this – CPT code S0630 is an unspecified procedure performed on the skin and subcutaneous tissue with local anesthesia and/or conscious sedation. However, this procedure can also be performed under general anesthesia if required. This code covers procedures such as chemical peels, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion among others.
CPT Code S0630 can be used by medical professionals who want to specify the details of their procedures but do not have access to any other codes. For example, if you are conducting a chemical peel then you might use CPT Code S0630 as it allows you to give more information about the procedure without having to create your own custom code from scratch.
What is the CPT code 99024?
The CPT code 99024 is a medical procedure code used for the removal of facial cysts. The code was created in 2015 and it represents a new category of medical coding that has been developed by the American Medical Association (AMA).
The purpose of this new category is to allow physicians to better bill for the procedures they perform. In the past, physicians were only able to bill for their services twice per year under each CPT code. This often made it difficult for them to accurately bill for their work since many procedures are not performed on a regular basis.
The AMA has created a new category that allows physicians to bill every time they perform a procedure or service, rather than having to wait until they reach their annual limits before performing another service.
The CPT code 99024 is a physician service performed by a physician. The physician may be a specialist or a generalist.
The Physician (Radiology) reads the computed tomographic images and determines the diagnosis, if any, using contrast material.
This code is included in the following CPT codes:
99002 Computerized axial tomography of head without injection of contrast material; brain and skull base, single or multiple levels (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
99024 Computerized axial tomography of head without injection of contrast material; brain and skull base, single or multiple levels (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure); initial encounter
What is the ICD 10 code for suture removal?
The ICD 10 code for suture removal is S35.5.
In the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has established the following ICD 10 codes for suture removal:
S35.5 – Removal of mesh or other synthetic material (e.g., polypropylene) used in surgical repair of inguinal hernia
S36.1 – Removal of mesh or other synthetic material (e.g., polypropylene) used in surgical repair of femoral hernia
The ICD-10-CM code for suture removal is W58.6.
The ICD-10-PCS code for suture removal is W58.6XXA
The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code for suture removal is Q2070
The ICD-10-CM code for suture removal is S44.8XXA, where XX is the numerator, and A is the descriptor.
The ICD-10-CM code set includes two codes for suture removal: S44.8XXA and S44.8XXD.
The ICD-10-CM code for suture removal is N89.7. This includes removal of a suture, staple or tissue adhesion.
The ICD-10-PCS procedure codes are:
N89.719 – Suture removal, sterile (including removal of foreign body)
What is suture removal procedure?
What is suture removal procedure?
The purpose of this procedure is to remove the stitches that are used to close a wound. Infection can occur if the wound isn’t cleaned properly or if the stitches aren’t removed on time. This procedure may be done by a doctor or nurse who specializes in skin problems.
A local anesthetic will be injected into the area to numb it before you have the stitches removed. Your doctor will make small cuts in the skin around each stitch, then pull them out with forceps or scissors. The cuts are closed with either dissolving stitches or a glue substance called fibrin sealant. You may need more than one visit for suture removal, depending on how many stitches were used and how long ago they were put in place.
A suture removal procedure is a minor medical procedure that involves removing stitches from the skin. The stitches are typically removed between seven and 10 days after the surgery, but they may be removed earlier if there are signs of infection.
The stitches are usually only visible under close examination and will not affect your appearance or ability to function normally. Your surgeon or physician may prescribe antibiotics to help prevent infection during the healing process.
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort at the site of your sutures, contact your doctor immediately.
The suture removal procedure is a minor surgery. It is performed to remove the stitches from your body after a surgical procedure. Suture removal is performed by a doctor who has experience in removing stitches and sutures.
Sutures are used in many different types of surgery including breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tucks and facelifts. They are also used for skin grafts and other types of wound closure.
The suture removal procedure can vary depending on the type of suture material used and your individual situation. The doctor will assess your wound before removing the stitches. He or she may also take x-rays or MRI scans prior to removing any sutures to ensure that there are no other problems with your wound healing process or nearby structures such as nerves and blood vessels.
Some sutures are absorbable which means they dissolve into the body over time while others will need to be removed under local anaesthetic by a healthcare professional such as a surgeon or nurse practitioner (HCA).
Suture removal is the removal of the sutures (stitches) used to close a wound. The stitches are usually removed 10 to 14 days after surgery, but this can vary depending on the type of wound and your doctor’s instructions.
The goal of suture removal is to remove all the stitches at once so that there is less risk of infection or irritation.
Your doctor may also recommend removing stitches if they are causing discomfort or irritation to you.
If you have an incisional hernia (hernia through an incision), your doctor may recommend that you have a laparoscopic procedure called mesh repair or mesh reinforcement instead of traditional suture removal.