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Old 07-20-2009, 09:01 AM
NorthstarCoder NorthstarCoder is offline
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Default Heterotopic ossification removal

Trying to code removal of a heterotopic ossification on the greater trochanter. I'm planning on using 726.91 for a dx but unsure what CPT to use. Would this fall under an unspecified code(such as 27299) or is there a specific code for this? The descriptions for the other osteotomy codes don't seem to describe what was done, which was simply dissection down to the greater trochanter and excision of the heterotopic spike with an osteotome.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Old 07-20-2009, 12:45 PM
Bella Cullen Bella Cullen is offline
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Look at codes 27070-27071.
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:29 AM
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Red face Hetertropic ossifications

I agree with the CPT range but would suggest you consider 728.13 as a possible dx. Jeri
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