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Wound Repair

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    If the doctor does not suture a wound, but uses wound adhesive only, can wound repair (12001) be billed? From what I am reading in the 08 Coder's Desk Reference, it seems like sutures must be done in order to bill wound repair (12001). Anyone have any other information on this.

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    North Carolina
    See if these are helpful. I, personally, prefer seeing it "in writing"

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