Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Achilles Tendon Z-Lengthening

  1. #1

    Default Achilles Tendon Z-Lengthening

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

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Boise, Idaho
    Posts
    373

    Default

    without actually reading the note I would say 27685

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Greater Pittsburgh
    Posts
    390

    Default

    27685 is three (3) incisions are made.
    27687 is one (1) incision is made.
    jdemar, CPC, MA

Similar Threads

  1. CPT code for open achilles tendon lengthening
    By coders_rock! in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-10-2015, 03:51 PM
  2. Achilles tendon debridement w/lengthening
    By lewisbr in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-06-2013, 09:55 AM
  3. Ankle Arthrotomy with Achilles lengthening
    By aztekchic in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-02-2012, 10:40 AM
  4. tendo achilles lengthening
    By Jamie Dezenzo in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-10-2011, 03:01 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •