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laceration dressing and washing??

  1. Default laceration dressing and washing??
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    A child came in with a laceration in the shin and we did the dressing and washing procedure. I am having a hard time find which CPT code to use. Could someone please help??

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    Default No laceration repair?
    If there was no laceration repair, then just bill the appropriate level E/M code.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMc

  3. Default What if?
    Could I use 11040 ?

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    Just dressing and washing falls under the E&M

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