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Jun 24th, 2016 - mjones

question on secondary closure code

pt had reopening of a recent laparotomy. abdominal washout and lyse adhesions, as well as placement of a wittman patch and placement of wound vac. the doctor billed 49002, 13160 and 97606. My question is if I can bill 13160 if he left the abdomen open?



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