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Paula Posted Thu 23rd of July, 2015 16:13:37 PM

Hello, I need help with billing the following:
25275 f6
25275 f7
25275 f8
29125 59

Everything was denied except 29125 59
What am I doing wrong?

Thanks,
CENTER FOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND SPORTS MEDICINE

SuperCoder Answered Fri 24th of July, 2015 01:23:49 AM

CPT code 25275 represents Repair, tendon sheath, extensor, forearm and/or wrist, with free graft (includes obtaining graft) (eg, for extensor carpi ulnaris subluxation). This is procedure of wrist and/or forearm. Modifier F6, F7 and F8 are not applicable on this code. You should bill it with RT/LT modifier. Use CPT code 26418-26428 for repair of finger tendon. Modifier F6, F7 and F8 are applicable on these codes.

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