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    Is irrigation and dressing of a wound separately billable or included in the E/ M code?

    Thanks so much for any help,

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    Hi,

    Irrigation and Dressing is inclusive of E/M code, unless there is a suturing or skin adhesive applied.

    Hope this helps you...

    Have a good day!

    Purnima S, CPC



    Quote Originally Posted by rhblevins61@yahoo.com View Post
    Is irrigation and dressing of a wound separately billable or included in the E/ M code?

    Thanks so much for any help,

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