Complex Closure Vs Simple Closure

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Hello, a provider is billing complex closure for this Dog Bite indicated below.

CPT 13120 Repair, complex, scalp, arms, and/or legs; 1.1 cm to 2.5 cm .

I feel this does not meet a complex closure, any help on what closure code to bill for this procedure? the guidelines state ligation of vessels related to wound are inclusive of the procedure, so I'm thinking this is a simple repair since not stated as a layered closure -

After infiltration of local anesthetic 1% lidocaine with epinephrine the wound was irrigated and the examined. The small subcutaneous vein was ligated with 4-0 Monocryl suture. The wound then was approximated with the 3-0 nylon sutures in vertical mattress fashion. Sterile dressing applied.
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