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    please help

    i an not sure what the correct coding is for a percutaneous skeletal fixation of a femoral fracture with an open reduction.

    code 27235is percutaneous only
    code 27236 is open with no reduction mentioned
    my physician thinks it is the open
    i think it should be 27235 percutaneous with an added reduction code

    thank you

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    can you post the de-sensitized op note?

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    The Op Rpt would be very helpful. 27235 and 27236 are actually quite different.

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