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27784 Fixation included with 27758 Open Treatment?

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    Just wanted to make sure that 27784 is included with 27758 because it states that with or without fibular fracture. Tried a 51 modifier with op report and UHC still denying bundled.
    Last edited by Allison311; 12-01-2010 at 10:49 AM.

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    Columbus, OH
    Yes, 27758 is open trmt of tibial shaft fx (WITH or without FIBULAR FX). The CPT definition of 27758 includes 27784.
    Kathy Daniel, CPC, COSC

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