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extensor musculature release of elbow

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    Default extensor musculature release of elbow
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    need help coding, have coded a musculature slide but never a release?
    is it the same should i use 24305?

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    24305 is for tendon lengthening which doesnt sound applicable for either scenario....can you give more info?
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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    the patient presents w/ rt lateral epicondylitis as well as a lt rng fngr flexor tenosynovitis stenosans, and presents for a lt rng fngr depo-medrol inj and rt lateral epicondylectomy and extensor musculature release

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    hi mary

    couldnt help but notice you have your cosc certification, i asked my administrator if he wuld pay for me to get my cpc certification but he would rather me get cosc certified since we specialize in ortho. however im very nervous im not very experienced in the field have only been coding for the practice since april 2009. is it difficult im thinking about rescheduling?

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    I did not feel that it was difficult but I have been doing ortho since 1992 so I'm probably not the right person to give you advice on that one.

    for the epicondylectomy look at 23457-24359
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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    already coded for the epicondylectomy thanks, need the musculature release or do u think it would be inclusive w/ the epicondylectomy?

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