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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

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Decipher This Achilles Tendon Repair Situation

Question: The podiatrist repaired the patient's Achilles tendon with a graft. I'm trying to figure out which code is correct to report for this procedure, but I'm not sure because there are three Achilles tendon repair codes. How do I know which is the right one?
Texas Subscriber Answer: You will need to check the op notes and the patient's medical [...]