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Please Help - operating microscope

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    Default Please Help - operating microscope
    Medical Coding Books
    Take a look at 63042-RT, +63044-RT, +69990

    To me, it looks like a revision of a previous laminectomy, etc. with operating microscope. How do these codes look to you?

    L J

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    Seattle First Hill
    63042 is per interspace and the op report says L5-S1. I would just go with a 63042 and 69990.

    ~Kirsten, CPC

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