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    Default CPT code for debridement, draining, repair of partial tip amputation

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    I am trying to find the appropriate CPT code to use for debridement, repair, draining of a finger (partial tip amputation.) Thank you.

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    I would use code:

    13131 (Repair, complex, forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, genitalia, hands and/or feet; 1.1 cm to 2.5 cm.

    This code will capture the debridement, repair and since the body part needed draining, that sounds like infection which would make this procedure complex.

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    I was thinking 20103

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