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Old 03-23-2009, 12:55 PM
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Default Thumb Spica cast?

Another cast coding question.

Thumb Spica cast.
Aagin, the work effort is greater and it requires more material than a SAC so I don't want to code a short arm cast.
I saw an old superbill that had the materials coded as a SAC (Q-4010) plus L3907.
That somehow doesn't seem right either as the L code is a DME code.
There's also no CPT code for thumb spica cast.

Any suggestions on this one too?
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:40 PM
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we use 29085 for our thumb spica casts
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:44 PM
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What Q code do you use for supplies?
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see Q4013 thru Q4016
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:28 AM
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Are you coding Ulna Gutter and Thumb Spica splints with regular Short Arm splint codes?
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:32 AM
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Any chance of coding 29125 AND 29130 ?

My guess is NO but it never hurts to inquire....
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