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    Whats the difference between a simple and a complex procedure? I've looked and cant seem to find information on this. What are the key words I should be looking for?

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    Are you referring to Repairs like a laceration? If so, the definitions of what a Simple, Intermediate & Complex repairs are located in the CPT 2011 book on page 64-65.

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