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    Hi -if we have a patient come in to family practice office and the provider has to stitch an incision from a laprscopic procedure (done by specialist - what cpt code would you use a level - simple wound repair?


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    High Point, NC
    I would look at CPT 12020-Treatment of superficial wound dehiscence; simple closure.
    Cindy Gallimore, CPC, CENTC

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