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Help with Codes

louise Posted Thu 12th of March, 2020 07:09:18 AM
transfer of the pronator teres to the extensor carpi radialis brevis, the flexor carpi radialis to the conjoined extensor digitorum tendons from the index, long, ring and small, transfer of the palmaris longus to the extensor pollicis longus for thumb extension. 25310, 25312 ,
SuperCoder Answered Mon 16th of March, 2020 04:37:35 AM

Hi,

 

As per the provided documentation, appropriate CPT code will be 25310 X 3.

CPT 25312 is incorrect code because it is used when provider transfers a tendon with tendon graft, but as per the provided report provider is not using tendon graft.

 

Hope this helps!

 

Thanks

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