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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007

    Default Dermaclose

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    Anyone has a doc using this device for closure of wounds? Dr says use 11960 for tissue expander other than for breast as this device is for expansion of skin for closure. Request to hear from anyone else that has used and coded for this.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Sioux Falls South Dakota


    I haven't billed this out, but have heard of it. It is a tissue expander. Go to this website to check it out: http://www.dermaclose.com/

    Hope this helps!
    Lucinda (Cindy) McGarry, CPC-P
    Applications Specialist
    Avera Health Plans
    Education Office Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter
    Past President Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter

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    Does anyone have any updates on Dermaclose? My physician wants to bill for the removal (11971) when the insertion was just 6 days prior.

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