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    Default ICD fusion code?

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    How would you code posterior lumbar fusion L3-L4 with removal and reinsertion of hardware?

    I'm all over the place with this, thanks.

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    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    Based solely on what you stated...


    You can not charge for the removal and the re-insertion if performed at the same levels.

    Wait...I just noticed your heading. Do you need a DX code? You may need to elaborate on that.
    Last edited by RebeccaWoodward*; 12-04-2008 at 12:51 PM.

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