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Differentiate Between Simple and Complicated For FBR

Question: Our FP recently removed a glass splinter from a patient’s foot. When I am looking at options for removal of a foreign body, I am seeing two options, 10120 and 10121. I am not too sure about what the difference between the two codes is and what code I need to report for this procedure that our physician performed. What [...]