Operative Reports (Op Reports)
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The most challenging
(and the best paying) coding jobs are for
surgical coders. Whether you're preparing for a career as a medical
coder, or a Medical Coding Certification Exam, these sample Operative Reports
These are not just classroom
exercises but Op Reports dictated by an actual surgeon. They are the type of
charts you will code as a medical coding professional.
As a national, coding
consulting firm, we have coded thousands of Op Reports. We don't just hand
you the answer, but work you through the thought process of how to
find the code in the ICD-10 or CPT manual. Each Op Report includes complete,
step-by-step explanations for the CPT Codes.
A current ICD-10
and CPT book is necessary to code the encounters.
Each group of twelve
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set of 12 Op Reports.
Report - EXAMPLE
DIAGNOSIS: Left thumb
OPERATION: 1. Thumb nail remnant excision. 2. Nail matrix
PROCEDURE: In the
preoperative holding area the site and side and the procedure were
confirmed with the patient. The risks, benefits, and alternatives were
discussed, particularly recurrence. He voiced understanding and desired
to proceed. After adequate general anesthesia, the left hand was
carefully fitted with a finger cot after it had been prepped and draped
in sterile fashion. Using loupe magnification the nail remnant was
carefully excised. Copious irrigation was utilized. A sterile dressing
was applied, and the patient was aroused from anesthesia and taken to
the recovery room having tolerated the procedure well.
is the main diagnostic term.
is nail, code 703.8
term in the CPT index is Excision, modifying term nails, codes
11750 is selected because the tuft of distal phalanx was not amputated.
–FA is added to indicate left thumb.
of soft tissue mass, finger.
of permanent pacemaker.
dilation of bladder, bladder biopsy & instillation of DMSO.
root (nerve) sleeve injection.
with graft and removal of foreign body.