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    I need help coding an op where the Dr did and ORIF of the talar neck and ORIF of the talar body. He did a medial incision to view the fracture and manually decompress it, then a lateral incision to do the ORIF of both fractures. Would I use 28445 once or twice? Any input would be greatly appreciated.

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    Lewiston, Maine


    The talus is one bone so I would only report the 28445 once.
    Catherine Nolin, CPC

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