The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 12041 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair-Intermediate Procedures on the Integumentary System.
Although you may not think you get paid for it, it’s included in the payment for surgery. In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with... [ Read More ]
Find three important details in the wound repair report, and you’ve got the case all sewn up. by G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC When coding for wound repair (closure), you must search the clinical docu... [ Read More ]
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