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X-Stop removal code?

  1. Default X-Stop removal code?
    Medical Coding Books
    One of my docs is planning a X-Stop removal, I am not sure how to code this. I read somewhere to use the instrumentation removal code, I am not certain that is accurate. Could someone who has billed this successfully help me out?

    Thanks so much,

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    North Carolina
    I was instructed to use 22899. Reasoning: You can't use 22850 or 22852 since the X-Stop is not non-segmental or segmental instrumentation.

  3. Default
    thats what I was thinking, thank you so much!


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