Available Until 12/6/2027

Abstracting & Coding: Mastectomies

Sandie James Steen, ODS-C will discuss coding surgical procedures for 2023 breast cases and the effect on coding mastectomies now that the STORE manual separates the breast reconstruction codes and the surgical codes. While the definitions for each surgical procedure remain the same, changes include fields that are no longer available and the fields that replace them. Steen will illustrate changes using case scenarios.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the changes to the reconstruction and surgical codes for breast.
  • Illustrate the specificity of coding breast mastectomies.
  • Discuss the changes of coding reconstruction and surgical procedures.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2024-015 1 CE March 07, 2024 - March 06, 2027