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    Default Removal of Hardware

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    I need help. I am new to ortho and can't find code for removal of hardware after ORIF of distal radius. Thanks!

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    Look at 20680.

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    Apr 2007
    High Point, NC


    Look at CPT 20680 - this is for removal of hardware, deep.
    Cindy Gallimore, CPC, CENTC

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