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    Question Please help! Scoliosis Segmented Spine Sx

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    Last edited by shearin328; 01-10-2011 at 04:23 PM.

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    Did you look at the 22206-22226 set of codes?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbus, OH


    When coding spine surgeries always look for and code when appropriate the following:

    Bone Graft

    Possible others:
    Microdissection (69990)
    Navigation (61795)
    Kathy Daniel, CPC, COSC

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    22802 and 22843 are correct in addition use 20930 for the graft.

    D Tweedy CPC, CANPC

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    22802 and 22843 are correct. I see an autograft (patients own bone) and allograft was also grafted. 20930 & 20936


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