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Excision- Heterotopic issification hip?

  1. Default Excision- Heterotopic issification hip?
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    Anyone coded this? I have a code that a doctor used but not sure if it is correct.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks!

  2. Default sorry that was ossification
    of the hip

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    Did he do a capsulotomy/capsulectomy? Look at 27036


    Mary,CPC,COSC

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    I asked and he said he was not in the capsule? so if they just did the excision part?

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithc View Post
    I asked and he said he was not in the capsule? so if they just did the excision part?

    thanks
    so which bone did he remove the heterotopic ossification from?

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    op report just says hip

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithc View Post
    op report just says hip
    I would request further clarification from the surgeon then. My guess is that it was the femur, but you will need to know for sure which bone it was.

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