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Old 03-05-2010, 01:41 PM
Desperate Denise Desperate Denise is offline
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Hey guys!!! Happy Friday!!

What are people using for a CPT code for core decompression of the hip? I thought they added a CPT code for this a couple of years ago. I cannot find it - my eyes are blurry.

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Old 03-05-2010, 03:46 PM
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I am not aware of any codes for the core decompression. I've been using the unlisted code (27299).
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Old 03-08-2010, 07:44 AM
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The most recent Orthopedic Coding Alert also suggests using 27299. There is a HCPCS code for it...S2325, but this not covered by Medicare according to the article.
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Old 03-11-2010, 04:15 AM
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Default Core decompression hip

Thanks Rebecca and KHopstein - appreciate the help!!

Doc wanted to use 27071 - and I agreed with you guys -

Thanks again - Denise
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