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    Hello, can someone help me put this together?
    What would the cpt code be for this procedure...Debridement, left ischial ulcer, with ostectomy of the ischial tuberosity and primary closure. I was thinking 15941, but the operative report title calls it debridement. Which would be 11044. I never coded these before and I am trying to figure them out. Would I just use the 15941 or include the 11044 too? Since it is down to the bone I decided 707.04 and stage as 707.24. I couldn't find any info on what primary closure means.
    I enjoy reading these posts and hope to past the cpc on 11/13. Thank you in advance.

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    15945 is the correct code I think...

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