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    What would the CPT code be for debridement of skin, subcutaneous and muscle due to a diabetic foot ulcer?

    Looking at the 11000 series, but not sure that's the section I need to be in.

    Thanks,

    CW:

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwilson3333 View Post
    What would the CPT code be for debridement of skin, subcutaneous and muscle due to a diabetic foot ulcer?

    Looking at the 11000 series, but not sure that's the section I need to be in.

    Thanks,

    CW:
    11043 Debridement, muscle and/or fascia (includes epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue, if performed); first 20 sq cm or less
    11046 Debridement, muscle and/or fascia (includes epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous tissue, if performed); each additional 20 sq cm, or part thereof (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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