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    Default Tenotomy, elbow, w/microfracture

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    Doctor did an open tenotomy at the elbow for epicondylitis and did microfracture/drilling at the same time. Would this be an unlisted procedure because of the drilling?

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    If the documentation supports more than the lay description (bone debridement) for 24358-24359 then the unlisted code for the microfracture would be appropriate.

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