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Sternal Scar Revision w/removal Sternal Wires

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    Default Sternal Scar Revision w/removal Sternal Wires
    Clearnace Sale
    Hello - How would you code a revision of a sternal scar with removal of painful sternal wires. I found 20680 for the wire removal but not sure about the scar revision.

    Thanks for your input!

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    I think I just found it..... 13101 BUT it is bundled with the sternal wire removal.

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default Closure bundled
    Yes, closure will bundle with the hardware removal.

    If the scar revision really constituted a significant amount of additional work, you could consider using a -22 modifier on the 20680.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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