L Posted Sun 14th of February, 2016 23:07:41 PM
I have 27687, 28300, and 27691 for the following but I am unsure of what other codes to use - please advise:
DIAGNOSIS: Right adult-acquired flexible flatfoot deformity.
1.Right posterior tib reconstruction with FDL tendon transfer.
2.Gastroc release, right.
3.Spring ligament repair, right.
4.Lateral column lengthening with wedge plate and calcaneal bone graft, right.
5.First metatarsal cuneiform joint arthrodesis, right.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 15th of February, 2016 06:28:14 AM
Appropriate Codes used can be- 28740-RT, 28300-59, RT, 27691-RT, 27687-RT, and 27695-RT
Please check proper documentation for codes 28740 & 28300, as per CCI- there is a bundling between codes 28740 & 28300 but modifier is allowed, so it will depend on the scenario that the procedure 28300 has performed distinctly from 28740 or 28300 will be bundled with 28740.