Annie Posted Tue 02nd of December, 2014 17:31:19 PM
Our physician performed a right L5-S1 far lateral discectomy for lumbar radiculopathy. I know that code is 63056, but he also did foraminotomy for foraminal stenosis of L5-S1 right. I could not find a code for a forminotomy without a laminectomy. Please advice.
Annie Posted Thu 04th of December, 2014 09:20:21 AM
SuperCoder Answered Fri 05th of December, 2014 04:53:56 AM
Thank you for your question.
Please provide procedure performed details for in depth analysis of documentation in order to provide correct answer to your question.
Thank you for your patience.