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    Chicopee, Mass

    Default Tibial Cheilectomy

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    My doc did a procedure which he labeled: distial tibial cheilectomy. I read through the OP report and he excised an osteophyte. I cannot decide on a CPT code for this. Anyone code this before?


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    Apr 2007
    Greater Pittsburgh


    look @ 27635. Bone cyst, osteophyte, exostosis....726.91,....does this fit your operative note?
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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    Chicopee, Mass


    Yes. Thank you! That is the code I used and it fit.

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