L Posted Mon 18th of June, 2012 00:25:34 AM
I am having trouble locating codes for this and would appreciate assistance:
Dx: Remote left distal femur opening wedge osteotomy with retained, symptomatic hardware and secodary IT band tendinitis/bursitis.
Procedure: IT band release at the left knee including excision of bursa sac (z-plasty lengthening).
SuperCoder Answered Mon 18th of June, 2012 18:07:08 PM
27305 and 27340 are the codes. There is no bundling between these codes.
L Posted Mon 18th of June, 2012 18:53:37 PM
What about the diagnosis codes?
SuperCoder Answered Mon 18th of June, 2012 22:08:04 PM
727.3 for bursitis
726.64 Patellar tendinitis