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Help with coding Spinal surgery with Annulotomy

  1. Default Help with coding Spinal surgery with Annulotomy
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    Does anyone specialize in Coding Spinal Surgery?? I was given an OP Report to confirm the billing codes along with unlisted codes 64999 for the Annulotomy.

    I would be more than happy to fax the OP Report.

    Thank you,

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    Annulotomy is usually performed along with another procedure, facetectomy, laminectomy, etc.. Before using an unlisted code for a service , which will require documentation to support, what other procedures were performed during the surgery? Possibly it falls in with another procedure.

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    L5-S1 aggressive radical diskectomy with the machine allograft fusion and instrumentation. L4-L5 aggressive diskectomy and release with allograft fusion.

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