Pauline Posted Thu 09th of May, 2013 21:14:44 PM
Not sure which debridement code would apply for the following postop wound care:
Non healing surgical wound status post revision fusion at C6-7 with laminectomies at C4,C7 and T1 procedures
22830; area was flushed with saline solution and curett was used for surgical debridement of the slough.
SuperCoder Answered Thu 09th of May, 2013 23:19:11 PM
As per the description mentioned use 97597/97598 for the above case.