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Old 08-28-2008, 12:00 PM
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Default ORIF Distal Radius & Ulnar Styloid Fractures

Do the 25607 thru 25609 include the repair of the ulnar styloid fracture or should that be coded separately with 25652? Thanks.
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Old 08-28-2008, 12:12 PM
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if I remember correctly none of the codes include the ulnar styloid so you will bill them seperately (double check the cci edits)
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Old 08-28-2008, 12:13 PM
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for open treatment of the ulnar styloid fracture, use 25652 -
code it separate
{that's my opinion on the posted matter}
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