AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 4 (April)

Musculoskeletal, 25295 (Q&A) (April 1997)

April 1997 page 11-end Coding Consultation Musculoskeletal, 25295 (Q&A) Question We are trying to bill for tenolysis for six flexors in the wrist. Should we list out all flexors and bill for each flexor, or should we list tenolysis once and place a six in the units column of the HCFA 1500? AMA Comment Because the descriptor refers to each tendon, it would be appropriate to report code 25295, Tenolysis, flexor or extensor tendon, forearm and/or wrist, single each tendon, once, with a six in the units column. However, it is also appropriate to list each code and...

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