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    Anyone know a code for open reduction intramedullary rod placement with hand innovactions intramedullary pin system of index metacarpal? thanks

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    The only thing I can come up with is 26615. Any other takers out there?

    ~L
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    LOL, just reading the sentence gave me a headache!! I haven't attempted to research it yet!
    (just thought I'd toss that out there)
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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    Donna I am sorry, but thats what the op report says, either someone dictated wrong or someone does not know how to type. i may need the doctor to look at it .

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    Quote Originally Posted by trent123 View Post
    Anyone know a code for open reduction intramedullary rod placement with hand innovactions intramedullary pin system of index metacarpal? thanks
    It makes sense...an ORIF of the index metacarpal, using the hand innovations pin system.

    I agree with treetoad....I'd use the 26615.


    Mary

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