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    Hi need help,

    Does anyone know the proper procedure code for staples removal. PT went to the ER were staples were done few days later pt primary physician remove the staples.

    Thank you in advance

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    There is no procedure code you use an e&m code

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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