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collateral ligament repair.

  1. Default collateral ligament repair.
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    Can anyone tell me if i should add a modifier to 26540 repair of collateral ligament with 26715, open reduction of metacarpophalangeal dislocation.

    The op report states that "the joint was reduced and then it was noted that there was complete avulsion of both collateral ligaments from the metacarpal head."

    There is an edit to use the modifier and the ligament repair is not mentioned in the lay terms of the reduction code so I am not sure if I can report the repair or not.

    Thank you in Advance


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    did you ever find an answer to this by chance?

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