Ring Removal

Lisa Bledsoe

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Isn't ring removal reported with the E/M? What if it is removed for a finger fracture - then wouldn't it be part of the fracture care? I have a doctor who wants to report ulisted CPT 26989.
 

scohen

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Susan Cohen, RHIA, CPC

The ring removal is included in the E/M. It would also be included within a fracture care code.
 
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