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    Need some help on the use of V-codes for post op appointments. When the patient comes in for a post op appointment for stitch/suture removal how would that be coded?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jckidder View Post
    Need some help on the use of V-codes for post op appointments. When the patient comes in for a post op appointment for stitch/suture removal how would that be coded?
    99024 (no charge) with V58.32 (Encounter for removal of sutures.)
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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