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AC joint resection and reconstruction of CC ligament and internal fixation

Angela Posted Mon 21st of September, 2015 14:14:00 PM

The doctor performed an AC joint resection and reconstruction of CC ligament with allograft and an open reduction and internal fixation of the distal clavicle using a Synthes clavicle hook plate. For the first procedure I would use CPT procedure code 23552 and for the second procedure I would like to use procedure code 23515. Are those the correct codes?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 22nd of September, 2015 05:28:29 AM

Well, thanks for your question.

Both CPTs are correct for this scenario.
CPT code 23552 (AC joint resection and reconstruction + CC ligament reconstruction with graft) and CPT 23515 (Open reduction and internal fixation of clavicle).

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