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    I'm new to podiatry and I was wondering if a Doctor staes he performed a
    Austin/Aiken on the 3rd Metatarsal can you code 28299, even though the code description states 1st Metatarsal ???

    Thanks in advance for any responses,


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    Apr 2007
    Wichita, KS


    28308 - Osteotomy, with or without lengthening, shortening or angular correction, metatarsal; other that first toe
    28312- Osteotomy, shortening, angular or rotation correction; other phalanges, any toe
    Tammy Hulsey-Ferguson, CPC
    Past President AAPC Wichita, KS Local Chapter

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    Thanks Tammy,


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