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    Can both cpt 27698 and cpt 27640 be billed together? Dr performed a modified brostrom procedure and an excision of a large osteophyte of distal fibula and anterolateral talus extrarticularly Thank you

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    any takers on this one?

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    Modified Brostrom-Gould procedure codes to 27698. Can be primary or secondary. Disrumpted ligaments; ankle codes to 27695 or if both 27696.

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    Yes, I would report 27698 (Brostrum) and 27635 (NOT 27640-unless it's for osteomyelitis and significant excision of bone; for excision of exostosis use 27365 (tib. or fib.) per CPT note under the 27640 in parenthesis and 28100 (talus). with 59 modifier fib,bone) and 51( talus.bone).
    Last edited by jdemar; 02-08-2013 at 08:23 AM.
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