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Wound Drain Removal Question...

  1. Question Wound Drain Removal Question...
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    I'm looking for a definative CPT for a drain that broke off in the wound while it was being removed and pt was brought to surgery to finish removing it. 3M shows it as unlisted, I'm not finding anything in the CPT book and I'm just finishing an audit that turned my grey matter to oatmeal...

    Bruce Crandall, CPC
    North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Durham, NC

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    Could you use removal of foreign body?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbort View Post
    Could you use removal of foreign body?
    I was thinking that, but I got distracted and forgot it!
    Bruce Crandall, CPC
    North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Durham, NC

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