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    can i use the code for split-thickness skin graft if the documentation says, split-thickness skin graft was harvested then placed in xeroform and moist 4x4's and placed in sterile container in the refregerator for subsequent use? or i just code it as harvesting of skin for tissue cultured skin autograft 15040. please help

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    can i use the code for split-thickness skin graft if the documentation says, split-thickness skin graft was harvested then placed in xeroform and moist 4x4's and placed in sterile container in the refregerator for subsequent use? or i just code it as harvesting of skin for tissue cultured skin autograft 15040. please help
    If it is not applied then you can only code for the harvesting.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    thank you so much debra....

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