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Old 04-29-2009, 05:51 AM
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Smile Chevron Osteotomy of the Olecranon

Hi,

I'm hoping someone can help me with this code I can't seem to locate a code for a Chevron Osteotomy of the Olecranon, this is the first time I've seen one of my Doctor's perform this procedure.

Thanks in advance for all helpful suggestions,
Sandra
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Hi,

I'm hoping someone can help me with this code I can't seem to locate a code for a Chevron Osteotomy of the Olecranon, this is the first time I've seen one of my Doctor's perform this procedure.

Thanks in advance for all helpful suggestions,
Sandra
I would have to say 24147 partial excision bone, olecranon process. Because the definition of osteotomy is cutting a bone. The only other suggestion I have would be unlisted 24999 with the fee from 24400.
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:09 AM
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I am not sure if that is correct, since ostectomy is excision, while osteotomy is cutting the bone. I can't find a code for the cutting of bone...
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:38 AM
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Thanks for your help, I think that is a great code choice.
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