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    Question 29848 Carpal Tunnel In office

    Some of our payors are denying a 29848 to be done in office stating that the CMS guidelines will not pay for them done in office, however we cannot locate that information and we have had multiple medicare patients have this procedure done in office and they were covered. Anyone have any ideas...
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    Question CARPAL TUNNEL IN OFFICE- CPT 29848

    Some of our payors are denying a 29848 to be done in office stating that the CMS guidelines will not pay for them done in office, however we cannot locate that information and we have had multiple medicare patients have this procedure done in office and they were covered. Anyone have any ideas...
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    excision of palmaris profundus tendon...help!

    Hi, I am hoping someone can help me with my coding dilemma...during a typical Carpal Tunnel release the surgeon noted that there was an accessory tendon draped over the median nerve and defined it as a the palmaris profundus tendon. He excised this tendon. I am hoping someone can help me...
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    Are 64721 and 64719 code-able together?

    I have 2 well-versed sources telling me different guidelines to determine whether these two procedures are code-able together or not. Source 1 says that as long as I have a good applicable diagnosis justifying each release, there are legitimately two structures requiring release to cure two...
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