Immediate Care Business: “Coding Tips for Laceration Repair”
When reporting wound repair, you must consider three variables: the complexity of the repair, wound location and wound size. CPT describes three levels of wound repair, each of which you will report with a different set of codes. The three levels of wound repair are: simple repairs, immediate repairs and complex repairs. This article examines the three levels of wound repair and provides tips on best coding practices for laceration repair coding.