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  1. Question wound clinic coding
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    Hi all,
    I'm starting a new position for coding for outpatient clinic at our local hospital. I was wondering if anyone could clarify CPT code 97597 for wound debridement for me. By reading the description it looks like the physician has to have had done a high pressure waterjet in order to code this, but if that is not the case, please let me know.
    Hope Pratt

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    The code states "when performed" meaning it is included if doctor performs this. Doctor does not have use it if not needed to use this code.

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