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Look to 28120 for Partial Excision of Talus Bone

Question: What code should I report when the podiatrist performs a partial excision of the talus bone? New York Subscriber Answer: When the podiatrist removes the infected portion of the talus or calcaneus bone using craterization, saucerization, or diaphysectomy, you would report 28120 (Partial excision [craterization, saucerization, sequestrectomy, or diaphysectomy] bone [eg, osteomyelitis or bossing); talus or calcaneus]). In this procedure, the [...]

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