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Excision of Ulnar Styloid Ossicle

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    Default Excision of Ulnar Styloid Ossicle
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    Can anyone give me some suggestions on how to code this? 25240???

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    Piedmont Area Coders, VA
    What about 24147?
    There was an old Orthopaedic Coding Alert (Jan2006) that recommended coding the excision of exostosis & bossing ( aren't ossicles the same?) under the "partial excision" codes.


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    Try looking at 25150, partial excision of bone, ulna.

    Have a good day!

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    I would code 25150 as well.

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