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External Fixators - orthopedics

  1. Smile External Fixators - orthopedics
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    One of my physicians applied two mulitplane fixator systems (Ilizarov type)on the same leg; one on the femur and one on the tibia. He wants to know if he can bill for both fixator systems. The patient has acquired leg length discrepency.

    I told him I thought that he could but I would ask a higher authority. Am I correct or not.

    Thanks in advance for any direction with this issue.

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    Yes, I do believe you can as long as he documented the application of both separately.
    Tina Wosmek CPC, COSC

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