L Posted Mon 29th of February, 2016 23:34:04 PM
Would this be covered with 13131:
DIAGNOSIS: Right middle finger distal wound with necrotic debris, hyponychium and volar pulp.
1.Irrigation and excisional debridement, skin and subcutaneous tissue.
2.Closure of distal right middle finger wound, 2 cm.
SuperCoder Answered Tue 01st of March, 2016 01:26:10 AM
Based on the information provided, 13131 appears to be the appropriate code.