Plastic surgery 61225 - Open (compound)hand fractures-secondary wound mgmt

General Info

Billing Amount: $82.15

Surgical Code

Anesthetic Level:

2
2

Notes:

Repeat primary management of soft tissue component of open fracture, including wound excision, debridement, irrigation, implementation of antibiotic beads at a second sitting or return to the O.R. for delayed primary closure. Not payable in addition to closure with skin grafts and/or local skin grafts.

Includes removal of beads.

This listing is exempt from the 14 day rule (D. 5. 2.)

Payable only when procedure performed in operating room.

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