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radial tunnel decompression cpt code

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    Hi everyone,
    Which code 64722 or 64708 best describes radial tunnel decompression at the forearm?
    Anyone have reasons for either, suggestions. opinions accepted
    thanks in advance for the help!

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    Default 64708 has a location in the description
    I would say in your case 64708 because its for a major specified peripheral nerve.

    64722 does not state a location such as peripheral. Code 64708 fits best.

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