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Cast boot part of walking cast?

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    Hi I have a friend that is trying to figure this out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

    I am trying to determine if a cast boot is part of a walking cast or should be billed separately. The CPT code for the application of the walking cast is 29425. According to what I read it says it does not include supplies or materials. I am not sure of the HCPCS code for the cast boot. We have been using L3260.

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    it is not part of the cast itself. It is considered a DME and should be billed in addition to the cast. (and pray the provider allows for reimbursement of such)

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    Thank you, I will let her know. These forums are awesome because of people like you.

  4. Question Mbort
    Would the L3260 HCPCS code be correct?

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    if dr. also did 64614. would you add modifier 51 to 29425/antoinette desimone

  6. Smile modifier 51 or not
    dr. performed 64614 and 29425
    would you add modifier 51 to 29425
    antoinette desimone
    children's health and wellness center

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