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Orthopedic Coding Alert

External Fixation: Highlight These Key Terms To Choose Between 20690 and 20692

- Published on Wed, Sep 16, 2015
Do this when you see “ring fixation” mentioned. If your surgeons use the term “uniplane” or “multiplane” in their external fixation op reports, count yourself among a lucky few. But if you’re like most coders and have to search for a few clues to decide between 20690 and 20692, our experts have the answers you need. Narrow Your Coding Options [...]

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