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    Question coding intermediate repair

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    How would I code for intermediate repairs of the scalp 2cm and the back 4cm?
    Would the correct code be 12032 or would I code the 12031 and 12032?

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    you add the 2 and 4 cm together since they are the same category. You only code the 12032.

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    Thank you very much. That is the way I understood it but my doctor disagreed with me.
    Kim Whiston CPC

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