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Question: During the same operative session, the orthopedic surgeon performed the following procedures: L4-L5 discectomy, L5-S1 discectomy, L4-L5 transforaminal interbody fusion using posterior interbody technique, L5-S1 transforaminal interbody fusion using posterior interbody technique, bone graft placement (local autograft), L4-L5 interbody cage placement, L5-S1 cage placement and L4, L5, S1 bilateral pedicle screw instrumentation. How should I report this encounter? Supercoder Subscriber [...]



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