CPT® 97597, Under Active Wound Care Management

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 97597 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Active Wound Care Management.

Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash.


The provider excises devitalized (dead) tissue from an open wound, choosing from a variety of techniques; treatment may include topical application of medicine or materials, wound assessment, whirlpool, and instructions for ongoing care. The dimension of the treated wound surface area measures 20 cm2 or less.

For clinical responsibility, terminology, tips and additional info
start codify free trial.

View any code changes for 2021 as well as historical information on code creation and revision.
Combat the #1 denial reason - mismatched CPT-ICD-9 codes - with top Medicare carrier and private payer accepted diagnoses for the chosen CPT® code.
View the CPT® code's corresponding procedural code and DRG. In a click, check the DRG's IPPS allowable, length of stay, and more. To plug inpatient facility revenue drains, subscribe to DRG Coder today.
Crosswalk to an anesthesia code and its base units, and calculate payments in a snap! Subscribe to Anesthesia Coder today.
View matching HCPCS Level II codes and their definitions.

Which Codify tool is right for you?

Call 844-334-2816 to speak with a Codify specialist now.