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Bone growth stimulator

Caralee Posted Fri 07th of October, 2016 15:59:38 PM
Please help with coding of the procedure removal of bone growth stimulator/generator from lumbar region. Thank you.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 10th of October, 2016 06:17:35 AM

Hi,

Use CPT code 20680 (Removal of implant; deep [eg, buried wire, pin, screw, metal band, nail, rod or plate]) or 20670 (Removal of implant; superficial [eg, buried wire, pin or rod)] [separate procedure]) as per your documentation.

Thanks!

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