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Nicole Posted 5 month(s) ago
Doctor performs Bunionectomy with 1st metatarsal osteotomy, base wedge osteotomy (28299) and EHL Z-tendon lengthening. What would be the proper coding for the EHL Z-tendon lengthening, I am getting mixed responses from 28208/28234/28240. Also, Is the tendon lengthening inclusive with the 28299.
SuperCoder Posted 5 month(s) ago

Appropriate code for EHL Z-tendon lengthening would be 28240. You may append modifier-59 with CPT code 28240.

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