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    Smile Spinal Surgery Instrumentation Removal

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    Hello All,

    Can someone provide clarification for me? When removing instrumentation you use procedure code 22850 to remove a Harrington rod and procedure 22852 to remove segmental instrumention, but which code would you use remove pedicle screws at just 2 levels? Thanks for any help.

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    if you go to code 20670-20680. hope this helps. these codes may bundle so check with cci edits.


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