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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Ankles:
Amp Up Your Ankle Fracture Claim Success By Answering 6 Questions

Be sure your diagnosis specifies whether the fracture was open or closed. Are you scratching your head when it comes to choosing the appropriate CPT® code for ankle fractures? You’re not alone. With so many potential CPT® codes to choose from, you need to differentiate between bimalleolar and trimalleolar open fracture repairs — because the mistake can cost your orthopedic [...]