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    Hand infection debridement

    Does anyone know what the appropriate CPT code would be for an irrigation and debridement of deep palmar infection of the hand? OP report says: "First, I slowly cleaned the hand of chronic purulence that was stuck into the palm. Despite a preoperative scrub and sterilization, there was still...
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    Irrigation and debridement of post wound

    HELP:confused:! I AM TRYING TO CODE AND IRRIGATION AND DEBRIDEMENT OF POST WOUNDS/AMPUTATION. THE WOUND CARE CODES WILL NOT WORK BC PTS ARE UNDER ANESTHESIA. I HAVE RUN INTO TO 2 OF THESE CASES. WOULD CPT CODE 11004 WORK?? HERE IS A SCRUBBED VERSION OF WHAT I AM CODING: PT who has had a...
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    Total hip replacement infection

    I am not sure if I am correct on code selection on this one. The coding software I have shows the code we authed does not pair with the dx but the code I picked does. The doctor states he did an irrigation and debridement of the left hip post total hip arthroplasty (this is still in the global...
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