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.
Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code:See Pre-Amble Notes