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Orthopedic Coding Alert

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Post-Op Brace Fitting and Education

Question: Can my physician bill for a fitting and education of a brace during the postoperative period for an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery? I found 97760, but can I report this separately, or is it considered part of the ACL surgery’s global period? Kentucky Subscriber Answer: The Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits do not bundle 97760 (Orthotic[s] management and training [including [...]