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Code for cadaveric bone graft

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    Modesto, CA; Central Valley Chapter
    Default Code for cadaveric bone graft
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    Physician did: Revision nonunion open reduction and internal fixation left distal
    radius with cadaveric bone graft

    Is there a better code than 25400?

    Tina Reich, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC

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    Not as far as I know. 25400 includes the fixation and graft (just did one today). Unless something else was done by the doc, that's the code.
    Bruce Crandall, CPC
    North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Durham, NC

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    25400 states without graft? I do not see a good code for allograft, you may end up with an unlisted

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    Allograft is included in this one. The cadaver graft is already prepared, just requires placement, so unfortunately there is no additional work to consider.

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