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    Greenville SC

    Question repair of flexor muscle fascia?

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    Without a Fx code,-- deeply lacerated open wound, there was a repair of the muscle fascia and I&D for metallic debris. Wondering if only the 13121 code would be allowed, cuz it includes the I&D, or could I code the 25260 & the 11043?

    Brenda M

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    I would do the 25260 w/ 11043 ( check cci edits to make sure its okay), or consider 20103 rather than the 11043 depending on documentation (food for thought).

    Hope this helps

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    Greenville SC


    Oh my gosh, thank you so much for your help...I did not even think about the 20103, sometimes we just get our mind set in 1 path and have a hard time thinking outside of that...20103 fits perfectly...Thanks again for your help
    Brenda, CPC

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