Author Topic: Burns  (Read 1032 times)

dpittman

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Burns
« on: June 07, 2010, 09:45:19 AM »
Regarding Emergency room charges.  Can we charge for initial treatment of a burn (CPT code 16000) if the dressing is performed by a nurse?

Michele

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Re: Burns
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2010, 08:50:45 AM »
As long as the patient was seen by a dr, and the care was done, it is ok for the nurse to have applied the dressing.


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