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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Unlisted Procedures:

Follow These 4 Steps to Unlisted Procedure Success

Remember payer guidelines to choose accurate comparisons. You may find that CPT® 2015 doesn’t resolve all your coding quandaries. For instance, when your orthopedist performs an arthroscopic biceps tenotomy or open microfracture of the knee, CPT® still doesn’t include any codes that “fit.”  That means you’re stuck with reporting an “unlisted procedure” code, but that doesn’t mean you won’t receive [...]