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CPT? re: sprain vs fracture finger splinting


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If a patient comes in for a possible fracture to the finger, the doctor sees the patient and puts on a "aluminum fitted splint" and submits charges for a 99213/A4570/842.10. Then after he gets the report back saying the finger
IS broken can he change that charge to a 26720/A4570/816.01
"closed tx of phalangeal shaft fracture w/o manipulation"? Thanks