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    Default Hindfoot arthrodesis

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    Has anyone coded a hindfoot arthordesis? This is for a patient with post-traumatic arthrosis of tibiotalar and subtalar joint.

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    Look at 28705.

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    if done arthroscopically it could be 29907...but really need to read the whole op note to be sure!

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    28705 is for pantalar: talus-calcaneal, talus-navicular and calcaneal-cuboid.

    Depending on the op note and the joints involved I would look at 28725=talus-calcaneal; or 27870=tibia/talar/calcaneal.
    Last edited by jdemar; 07-31-2009 at 10:20 AM.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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