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    Does anyone know a better code rather than 29999 for 'removal of hardware' from a prior surgery for rotator cuff? Oxford is busting chops on it...

    thanks

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    Have you looked at 20680?
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    I agree with Karen, 20680 is the appropriate code.

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    thanks..

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    I use 20670 or 20680 (deep)...

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