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Excision of Gouty Tophus of Elbow

Nicole Posted Thu 01st of October, 2015 14:53:48 PM

Would this procedure be billable with the CPT code 24076 or 24073 depending on size?

Or is there something else that is suggested?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 05th of October, 2015 00:42:32 AM

If Elbow joint was not opened/incised, i.e., elbow arthrotomy was not performed while excision of Gouty Tophus of Elbow, bill CPT code 24076 or 24073, depending on the size. But if elbow joint arthrotomy was performed during excision, use CPT code 24000.

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