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  1. Default Help with 28740
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    Hi there! My doctor performed Arthodesis on toes 2 though 5 of the left foot.
    The insurance paid for 2 of the procedures and denied the other 2 stating "multiple surgery addition".
    Im not at all used to coding for toes, feet etc - so I was hoping for some help.
    1. Am I supposed to use 59 LT for the modifiers? Or T1-T4?
    2. Am I suppose to use 28730 versus 28740 x 4?

    If any one can help me with this or atleast point me in the right direction, I would greatly appriciate it!

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    I would not have used either of those for TOES

    what is the dx? why is doc doing surgery?

    what joint was fused? MPJ , PIPJ, DIP?

  3. Default hi sara
    hi sara;

    if multiple toes are fused used 28730 once as code states multiple midtarsal and tarsometatarsal. Hope this will help you.

    thanks and regards

  4. Default
    sorry yes, that was my mistake when I was writing the question - It was the tarsometatarsal joints.

    Thank you both for your help!

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