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Lesser toe implants for hammer toes

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    Default Lesser toe implants for hammer toes
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    Do you code 28285 or the unlisted 28899 when a physician does an arthroplasty of one of the lesser toes and puts in an implant such as Interflex? It really is not a hammer toe repair by CPT or the expaned definition but it is frequently done on Medicare patients. Thanks.

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    most of the time my documentation has supported the use of 28285 for these types of procedures.

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