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    Question CPT Code for a Salter Fracture

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    I'm looking for some advice on a CPT code for a percutaneous pinning for a Salter Fracture of the proximal humerus, the only real descripter my Doctor gave in the op note was that he pinned the greater tuberosity.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated,

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    If the percutaneous pinning is all the doctor performed, it sounds like your looking at an unlisted procedure, 23929. You can send out a paper claim with the op report and a comparable.

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