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    Default Achilles Tendon Z-Lengthening

    Does anyone have any ideas on how this would be coded? It is an open procedure. Thx!

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    without actually reading the note I would say 27685

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    2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Book
    27685 is three (3) incisions are made.
    27687 is one (1) incision is made.
    jdemar, CPC, MA

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