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Bunionectomy with mini tightrope implant ASC

Ksumansky

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Has anyone coded for a Simple Bunionectomy on a Hallux with a mini tightrope implant that is connected to the second metatarsal? I read that you bill for the bunionectomy and append modifier 22 (Increased procedural service )but it is an invalid modifier with ASC centers.

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ebarnett

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tight-rope

The tight-rope is just a fixation device. The way I understand it is it's used instead of having to perform an osteotomy. I use bunionectomy code that includes fixation.
 
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