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cpt code of wound packing without doing and I&D-Someone Help Me

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    Question cpt code of wound packing without doing and I&D-Someone Help Me
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    I Would Like To Know What I Can Charge For A Patient Who Had A Injry, The Wound Is Open And All We Did Was Pack It. And I&d Was Never Done. The Wound It On The Patient Rt Thigh. Can Someone Help Me.

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    Hi

    you may be able to use 12021; check the CPT description and see if it matches with your Doctor's documentation.

    Hope this helps.
    Corina Petrusan, CPC
    PMCC Instructor

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    I agree with cpetrusan.

    I noticed that this (I think) is the 3rd time you've posted this question. The answer is the same each time...Do you agree with this code?

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    Would you use the same CPT if the initial I&D was done in another office?

    For example: patient has I&D in hometown, but goes on Vacation and gets repacked at our office...

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