I am thinking one of two ways, and any replies that can confirm either or tell me the best way would be great, but I would think either an arthroscopic code with the modified procedure modifier (dont remember which it is right off hand) or an unlisted procedure code. Also, I would verify with the physician that they noted correctly because wouldn't a guidewire be considered internal fixation and not percutaneous? I am just out of school and havn't even recieved the results on my exam yet, so I really appriciate some guidence on whether this advice is right or wrong. My reply may sound stupid, but honestly this is how I would code it, and wouldn't know any better without the help of you guys.
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