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Hand coders please do me a favor, tell me which codes are proper to submit please

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    Default Hand coders please do me a favor, tell me which codes are proper to submit please
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    The following was done to the left middle finger. Please tell me which codes that you think are correct to submit. All procedures were performed on the same tendon through the same incision.

    26433 Repair of extensor tendon, not in Zone II
    26445 Tenolysis of extensor tendon (performed through same incision)
    20660 K wire insertion through the DIP joint to hold joint in place
    76000 Fluoroscopy

    This is for physician education
    Last edited by Orthocoderpgu; 10-29-2018 at 04:25 PM.

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    Can you please post an op report? Just from a quick glance, 20660 and 76000 seem out of place and 26445 would bundle to 26433 if it is the same tendon.

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