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Capsulotomy with Hammertoe Correction?

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    Hi there,

    Can anyone tell me if Capsulotomy (28270) is inclusive to Hammertoe Correction (28285).

    I know Capsulotomy is always bundled with Bunionectomy procedures....
    so I had a feeling it would most likely be bundled with Hammertoe corrections as well.


    Amy B, CPC

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    Albany, New York
    My coding system does not reflect a Medicare "bundling" edit for this two procedures.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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    I agree. I think they are billable together.

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    ditto..I agree..bill them edits to suggest otherwise

    Mary, CPC,COSC

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