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Look Up the Latest CPT® Assistant Tips on Wound Debridement and Active Wound Care Management Coding
2016-12-14

The October 2016 issue of CPT® Assistant has helpful hints on distinguishing wound debridement codes from active wound management codes. This issue also boosts your know-how about revisions related to the term trivalent, dosage amount, and removal of the lightning bolt symbol made in 2017 within the Vaccines and Toxoids code sets.

 

Make the most of SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to keep your skills sharp on these topics:

 

  • Endotracheal Intubation: 31500, 99232, 99233, 99291
  • On-Body Injector Application: 96372, 96377
  • Vaccines and Toxoids: 90460, 90461, 90471, 90472, 90476, 90477, 90581, 90585, 90586, 90620, 90621, 90625, 90630-90636, 90644-90691, 90696-90717, 90723, 90732-90748
  • Wound Debridement and Active Wound Management: 11042-11047, 15002-15005, 97597, 97598, 97602.

For answers to how to handle specific scenarios, turn to the FAQ section. Real-world solutions are available by searching for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Gallbladder, Wedge Resection: 47120
  • Musculoskeletal System, Surgery: 20926
  • Nervous System, Surgery: 22633, 63047, 64405, 64450, 64483, 64999.