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Apr 8th, 2015 - mvidrine62

insertion of word cath during I & D of Bartholin's Abscess

Is there a separate CPT® code for the insertion of the Word cath or is it part of the I & D procedure?

Apr 8th, 2015 -

re: insertion of word cath during I & D of Bartholin's Abscess

If you are using code 56420, the coders desk reference states that a small wick or catheter may be left in the cavity to facilitate drainage.



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