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Antibiotic bead in bone for osteomyelitis

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    Can anyone guide me as how to code placement and removal of antibiotic beads in bone for osteomyelitis? I currently have one where the beads are now being removed from the 3rd metarsal. This rarely come up and I am not sure what code would be appropriate for removal and for times when they are placed. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    look at 11981-11983.
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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    Fort Worth Chapter
    Thank you!!!!!!!!

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