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I cant seem to locate a code for closed reduction percutaneous pinning of lateral malleolus. I was wondering if I could bill the 27814. Any thoughts?
This is what was performed.
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1. Right ankle open reduction internal fixation, medial malleolar fracture.
2. Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning, lateral malleolar fracture.
3. Excisional debridement open ankle fracture with skin, subcutaneous
tissue, fascia and bone, for exposed entire distal tibia.
4. Fluoroscopy for localization, verification and guidance.
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I agree with plaidman, 27814 looks good, the coding companion states that pinning is included, I think that means even percutaneous. :0)
 
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