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Median Nerve Neurolysis

L Posted Sat 07th of November, 2015 08:09:38 AM

How would I code the following:
DIAGNOSIS: Partial laceration, left median nerve.

PROCEDURE: Left median nerve neurolysis with nerve wrap placement for partial laceration.

Thanks.

SuperCoder Answered Mon 09th of November, 2015 03:56:38 AM

Diagnosis: S54.12XA
Procedure: There is no specific code for Nerve Wrap. Use 64999 (Unlisted Procedure, nervous system) and neurolysis is an integral part of nerve wrap.

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