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    Question Capsulotomy & Arthrodesis codes

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    Can you please help me with the CPT code for

    - MTP capsulotomy with extensor tendon lengthening 2,3,4,5

    - Extensor hallucis tendon Z lengthening

    - PIP arthrodesis, toes 2,3,4,5


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    Jacksonville Florida Chapter

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    MTP capsulotomy with extensor tendon lengthening 2,3,4,5: 28270 X 4, 28240 (not sure about that one because having a hard time finding a code for extensor tendon lengthening).

    Extensor hallucis tendon Z lengthening: 28240

    PIP arthrodesis, toes 2,3,4,5: 28730

    My $.02....
    John Meyer, CPC-A
    Heekin Orthopedic Specialists

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