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Old 12-17-2009, 02:23 PM
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Default What code to use for a facial laceration repair

I'm looking for the correct code to use for a facial laceration repair. I'm new to anesthesia coding and not finding an obvious choice per the CPT definitons. I would appreciate any suggestions.
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Old 01-06-2010, 04:21 PM
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regardless of the CPT you choose to reference to, the anesthesia code for facial laceration repair will be 00300. look to CPT's 12011 - 12018 for simple repair, 12051 - 12057 for intermediate/layered repair, or 13131 - 13152 for complex repair.
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