Steve Posted Wed 10th of June, 2015 11:33:04 AM
How would this be coded?
L1-L2 laminectomy and decompression
Exploration of fusion from L4, L5, S1
Removal of pedicle screws at L4, L5
Reinsertion of hardware at L4-L5
Extension of fusion with bilateral pedicle screws at L1, L2, L3
Posterolateral facet arthrodesis in between L1-L2, L2-L3, L3-L4, and L4-L5
Harvest of autograft
SuperCoder Answered Thu 11th of June, 2015 01:54:43 AM
Provided details do not contain sufficient information for us to help us provide you with correct coding. Kindly send the complete operative note.