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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Ankles:
Distinguish 5 Types of Ankle Fracture Repairs With This Advice

Apply this open/closed concept to avoid 27786-27814 pitfalls. Every dollar counts, and that’s why you need to be extra vigilant when it comes to understand the difference between bimalleolar and trimalleolar fracture repair codes. Miscoding these claims could cost your orthopedic practice hard-earned money. CPT®’s index breaks down the ankle fracture codes into five types: lateral, medial, bimalleolar, trimalleolar, or [...]