The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 16020 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Local Treatment Procedures for Burns.
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Codes to report local treatment of burns, and many skin grafting procedure codes, specify the total body surface area (TBSA) treated. For example, 16020 describes, “Dressing and/or debridement of... [ Read More ]
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