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CPT Codes

CPT Code 97597 
Removal of devitalized tissue from wound(s), selective debridement without anesthesia (eg, high pressure waterjet with/without suction, sharp debridement with scissors, scalpel and forceps), with/without use of whirlpool, topical application(s), wound assessment, and instruction(s) for ongoing care, per session; total wound(s) surface area less than or equal to 20 square centimeters.
CPT Code 97598
Removal of devitalized tissue from wound(s), selective debridement without anesthesia (eg, high pressure waterjet with/without suction, sharp debridement with scissors, scalpel and forceps), with/without use of whirlpool, topical application(s), wound assessment, and instruction(s) for ongoing care, per session; total wound(s) surface area greater than 20 sq. cm.
CPT Code 97605
Negative pressure wound therapy (e.g., vacuum-assisted drainage collection), including topical application(s), wound assessment, and instructions for ongoing care, per session; total wound(s) surface area less than or equal to 50 sq cm.
CPT Code 97606
Negative pressure wound therapy...total wound(s) surface area greater than 50 sq cm, as with the debridgement codes, the 50 sq cm refers to total wound area, not a single large wound. To ensure accurate coding, include the wound's measurements in the documentation—in metric measurements—so you can link it with the correct code.

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