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Orthopedic Coding Alert

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Coding Arthroscopy/Arthrotomy Combos

Question: Can I submit codes for an elbow arthroscopy and an elbow arthrotomy during the same session? What about a pre-procedure evaluation and management service; is that separately codeable? Can I submit a code for each surgical procedure, or is one bundled into the other? Nebraska Subscriber Answer: Elbow arthrotomy and arthroscopy are not bundled into each other; you can [...]