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Subtalar exam/Arthrogram

mindyanna

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I have a couple of questions.

1. Our doc is doing an "examination under anesthesia, left subtalar joint" - I can't find a code for this. Would it fall under 27860 for the ankle?

2. He is doing a diagnostic arthrogram of the left subtalar joint. Again, would this be 27648, 73615 for the ankle?

I'm at a total loss on which codes to use. He doesn't cut into the patient at all. He also injected Kenalog into the subtalar joint which I would say is 20605 if it's even billable against the other two codes I can't figure out!

Can anyone help me?

Thank you
 
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