AMA CPT® Assistant - 2000 Issue 2 (February)

Table of Reporting Complex Repair Involving Multiple Anatomic Sites (February 2000)

February 2000 page 10a Coding Consultation Table of Reporting Complex Repair Involving Multiple Anatomic Sites Anatomic Site Length Of Laceration CPT Code/Modifier Two different scalp lacerations One scalp laceration 2 cm in length One scalp laceration 2 cm in length = Total 4 cm 13121 (same anatomic site in code descriptor) Neck, Forehead, Cheek One neck laceration 4 cm in length One forehead laceration 3 cm in length One cheek laceration 4 cm in length = Total 11 cm 13300 (three complex wounds were repaired totaling over 7.5 cm where all three anatomicsites were included in the same...

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