2021 Breast Repair and Reconstruction Coding Updates


With nearly 20 code changes in CPT 2021, coding for breast repair and/or reconstruction section (19316-19396) has become more complex.

Along with the code changes the addition of a long introduction and 24 text notes, creates major documentation challenges to the breast repair and/or reconstruction coding.

Stephanie Makahon, BA, CPC, CPMA, CPCO, has created this advanced training to help you understand these changes on a broader perspective and how to properly bill those breast reconstruction and repair procedures with respect to these changes.

Challenges Addressed


Stephanie Makahon


I am currently a Revenue Integrity Analyst and focus on education for staff and providers in all areas of coding and billing with a large Reputable Hospitals.

A main focus of my work is discovering lost or possible revenue that may have been missed in initial coding. I have a Bachelors degree with business focus. I am an AAPC certified coder, auditor and compliance officer. 

Having 15+ years of extensive experience in healthcare, My main focus has been coding and auditing mainly surgery. Some major specialities include General surgery, GYN, Transplant, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Bariatrics, Wound care and Plastic surgery. 

(On-Demand) 2021 Breast Repair and Reconstruction Coding Updates
60 min
2021 Breast Repair Coding – 1 CEU Quiz
10 questions

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2021 Breast Repair and Reconstruction Coding Updates