Results 1 to 6 of 6

64890 is it bundled with 64831

  1. #1
    Default 64890 is it bundled with 64831
    Medical Coding Books
    64890 Can I use 64831 Also???


    His previous sutures were removed, and the incision was opened. Additional axial extensions were made to provide for additional visualization. Subcutaneous flaps were made, and in injury inventory was made. The flexor digitorum superficialis tendon had a 60% laceration on the radial slip, but the ulnar slip was 100% intact. The flexor digitorum profundus tendon had a 10% laceration. The ulnar digital nerve was completely intact. There was complete laceration of the radial digital nerve and artery with significant contusion proximally and distally. Decision was made to proceed with reversed interposition nerve graft. An incision was made in the forearm at the radial border of the brachioradialis muscle, and subcutaneous dissection was undertaken. The cephalic vein was identified, and 2 branches of the lateral brachial cutaneous nerve were identified. The nerve was mobilized for a distance of approximately 3 cm. It was then transected proximally and distally, and marked so that it could be reversed for interposition grafting. This incision was closed using 4-0 Monocryl deep dermal plane, and running 4-0 Monocryl subcuticular. Attention was then turned to the hand. Contused segments of the proximal and distal portion of the radial digital nerve were identified, and the interposition nerve graft was placed. The nerve history of sharply using microsurgical technique proximally and distally, and the interposition graft was sewn in in a reversed fashion using 9-0 nylon interrupted sutures.

  2. #2
    CPT Help

    64890 and 69990

    that is what I have.

    Doctor still wants 64890 and 64831 59 64831 59???

    Would someone share their insite?????


  3. #3
    Can someone share their thoughts on this

  4. #4

  5. #5
    Per the CCI the 64831 is bundled to the 64890.

  6. #6
    Thank you

Similar Threads

  1. Global to 64831
    By mmce in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-09-2014, 07:04 AM
  2. 30465 & 30520 Bundled or No longer Bundled
    By Rip in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-05-2012, 02:18 PM
  3. 64890 not with 64831
    By ASC CODER in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-01-2010, 05:52 AM
  4. 64890 and 64831
    By ASC CODER in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-30-2010, 05:07 AM
  5. 64890 Can I use 64831 Also???
    By ASC CODER in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-28-2010, 07:58 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.