The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 13121 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair-Complex Procedures on the Integumentary System.
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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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