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    Default CPT Code Help

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    Pediatric patient tripped and fell, injured finger causing an avulsion of his finger nail.. Dr cleaned wound , pushed nail back down and tacked (sutured) it down for healing. What CPT code do I use?

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    Cape Girardeau, Missouri


    Since there was a repair (suture) could you consider 12001?
    ObCoder MA,BS,CPC

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    Yes you can code suture repair series ....

    Nalini CPC

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