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Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction

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    Default Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction
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    Does anyone know CPT codes for coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction and acromioclavicular ligament reconstruction?

    Having a hard time finding these codes..

    Thanks
    Last edited by nyyankees; 02-26-2009 at 09:49 AM.

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    Wouldn't this be part of the AC repair? Maybe code 23120 (Mumford Procedure) or 23550 (Weaver-Dunn). I don't see a separate code for repair of the coracoclavicular or acromioclavicular ligaments. Anyone else? Hope this helps.

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    I would really need to see a note for this one. It sounds like it might be a fracture dislocation to me.

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    Thank you...you pointed me in the right direction. I would have posted the op but it was faxed over to me and it was barely legible.

  5. Wink Repair of coracoclavicular ligaments
    We use 23550

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