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sternoclavicular joint

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    Richardson, TX
    Cool sternoclavicular joint
    Medical Coding Books
    Please help. I am trying to determine which code to use because I can't find exactly what I am looking for.

    Debridement with resection of sternoclavicular joint.

    I was thinking 23101 but it says nothing about debridement.

    Any suggestions, are greatly appreciated.

    Julie D., CPC

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    Hi Julie...
    Excisional debridement of soft tissue is inclusive per CCI edits.

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