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    Default pinning distal malleolus fracture

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    I need a code for percutaneous pinning distal fibula fracture any thoughts?

    I think its 27762
    Last edited by CRC CPC; 10-27-2011 at 08:14 AM.

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    I actually have this same exact case in front of me.
    Looking at unlisted 27899 :-)

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    You can go with 27762 -22 or 27766 -52. I tend to lean more towards the orif w/52 as your op report will probably better support that rather then the 22 modifier. Hope this helps.

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