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achilles procedures

Vera Posted Tue 01st of October, 2013 16:02:35 PM

Is there a different code for debridement of achilles tendon - and repair of achilles tendon?

For the Repair I am using 27654 -

Is debridement included ? Or is there another, seperate code for the debridement?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 01st of October, 2013 23:45:53 PM

Debridements are always inclusive to repair when performed along with in the same session.

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