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    I need some help with this one. The doctor did a finger manipulation (CPT 26340)(for a locked joint and an osteophyte) with a local block in the office. Medicare is denying this for invalid place of service. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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    According to my Ingenix coding companion, that procedure is performed under a
    general anesthesia.

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