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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

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Easily Differentiate Between 28606 and 28615

Question: I’m new to coding and trying to understand the difference between codes 28606 and 28615. Can you please help me? Louisiana Subscriber Answer: Both codes you mention are procedures the podiatrist performs to treat a tarsometatarsal joint dislocation, which is abnormal separation of a joint. 28606: During a 28606 (Percutaneous skeletal fixation of tarsometatarsal joint dislocation, with manipulation) procedure the provider treats [...]

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