code 15272 is used in conjunction with code

New & Deleted CPT codes – Integumentary system

Integumentary System For CY 2012, the CPT Editorial Panel deleted 24 skin substitute codes and established a 2-tier structure with 8 new codes (CPT codes 15271 through 15278) to report the application of skin substitute grafts, which are distinguished according to the anatomic location and surface area rather than by product description. Additionally, the CPT Editorial Panel created a new add-on code (CPT code 15777) to report implantation of a biological implant for soft tissue reinforcement. The detail list and of added and deleted CPT codes are as follows.

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New CPT codes
15271 Application of skin substitute graft to trunk, arms, legs, total wound surface area up to 100 sq cm; first 25 sq cm or less wound surface area
+ 15272 each additional 25 sq cm wound surface area, or part thereof (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure) Use 15272 in conjunction with 15273
15273 Application of skin substitute graft to trunk, arms, legs, total wound surface area greater than or equal to 100 sq cm; first 100 sq cm wound surface area, or 1% of body area of infants and children
+ 15274 each additional 100 sq cm wound surface area, or part thereof, or each additional 1% of body area of infants and children, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) Use 15274 in conjunction with 15273
15275 Application of skin substitute graft to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, and/or multiple digits, total wound surface area up to 100 sq cm; first 25 sq cm or less wound surface area
+ 15276 each additional 25 sq cm wound surface area, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) Use 15276 in conjunction with 15275.
15277 Application of skin substitute graft to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, and/or multiple digits, total wound surface area greater than or equal to 100 sq cm; first 100 sq cm wound surface area, or 1% of body area infants and children
+ 15278 each additional 100 sq cm wound surface area, or part thereof, or each additional 1% of body area of infants and children, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) Use 15278 in conjunction with 15277
15777 Implantation of biologic implant (eg, acellular dermal matrix) for soft tissue reinforcement (eg, breast, trunk) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
Deleted CPT codes15300 Apply skinallogrft t/arm/lg
15301 Apply sknallogrft t/a/l addl
15320 Apply skin allogrft f/n/hf/g
15321 Aply sknallogrft f/n/hfg add
15330 Aply acell alogrft t/arm/leg
15331 Aply acell grft t/a/l add-on
15335 Apply acell graft f/n/hf/g
15336 Aply acell grft f/n/hf/g add
15340 Apply cult skin substitute
15341 Apply cult skin sub add-on
15360 Apply cult derm sub t/a/l
15361 Aply cult derm sub t/a/l add
15365 Apply cult derm sub f/n/hf/g
15366 Apply cult derm f/hf/g add
15400 Apply skin xenograft t/a/l
15401 Apply skn xenogrft t/a/l add
15420 Apply skin xgraft f/n/hf/g
15421 Apply skn xgrft f/n/hf/g add
15430 Apply acellular xenograft
15431 Apply acellular xgraft add

Also check 2012 New changes on Radiology codes

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