L Posted Tue 23rd of August, 2016 21:30:28 PM
How would I code the following:
DIAGNOSIS: Right index finger distal dorsal laceration with complex laceration involving nail matrix tissue.
1.Irrigation and debridement, skin fibrous type tissue.
2.Repair, complex wound, 2 cm right index finger.
SuperCoder Answered Wed 24th of August, 2016 08:31:56 AM
CPT and Modifier- 13131-RT.
Irrigation and debridement will not be coded separatly in this condition.