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    In the OR, doctor did pre-operative x-ray to help confirm location for incisions for a lumbar microdiscectomy. As far as I can tell, this can be coded in addition to the microdisectomy. I'd appreciate some input on this, please.

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    We use 76001-26 for the intra-operative x-rays. Medicare does not pay for it, but some commercial payers do and so does W/C
    Ann Marie CPC
    New Britain, CT

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    Thank you for your response--I appreciate it.

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