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What CPT code would be proper to bill for dressing change after injuries

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elenashvartsman

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CPT code for dressing change after injuries.
« on: September 30, 2009, 08:28:06 AM »
What CPT code would be proper to bill for dressing change after injuries. I found CPT code 16020- but it is only referes to dressing change for a serious burn, can I use this code for dressing change after any kind of injuries? Thank you. Elena

Steve Verno CMBS, CEMCS

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Re: CPT code for dressing change after injuries.
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2009, 09:08:02 AM »
16020 and modifier 59.....NOT!   ;D
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Re: CPT code for dressing change after injuries.
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009, 07:32:11 PM »
Dressing changes are usually coded as a low level E&M visit, 99211.

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