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Thread: ORIF Distal Radius & Ulnar Styloid Fractures

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    Default ORIF Distal Radius & Ulnar Styloid Fractures

    Do the 25607 thru 25609 include the repair of the ulnar styloid fracture or should that be coded separately with 25652? Thanks.

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    if I remember correctly none of the codes include the ulnar styloid so you will bill them seperately (double check the cci edits)

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    for open treatment of the ulnar styloid fracture, use 25652 -
    code it separate
    {that's my opinion on the posted matter}
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Thanks for the responses.

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