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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Fractures: Boost Your Bottom Line By Knowing How to Use Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty Add-On Codes


- Published on Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Hint: Whether levels are contiguous or not, report only one primary procedure.

Although vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are different procedures, you have to follow nearly identical coding rules. Our experts break down these tricky codes and highlight what you need to perfect your claims.

What happens: When your orthopedist repairs a fractured vertebra percutaneously with cement, you will need [...]




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