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Does CPT 64721 Carpal Tunnel Release include 25109?

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    Default Does CPT 64721 Carpal Tunnel Release include 25109?
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    Hi All,

    Does anyone know if CPT 25109, resection flexor tendon is included in surgery CPT code 64721 for Release of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    I only see the Median nerve as provider responsibility for 64721. If following median nerve resection, the provider notices moderate synovial reaction on flexor tendons and subsequently resects tendons, can I code separately for tendons resection with modifier 59 / XS?


    Thanks!

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    There is no NCCI edit, so you should not need a -59 o XS modifier.

    Just make sure that your diagnosis for it is supported.

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