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Pinpoint the Correct Arthroplasty Code

Question: Our pain management physician performed arthroplasty of a patient’s finger joint. What is the correct code for this service? Florida Subscriber Answer: The correct code will depend on the answers to two questions: Did the provider use a prosthetic implant during the encounter? What is the specific anatomy of the arthroplasty? When the provider performs arthroplasty on a patient’s [...]

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