AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 8 (August)

Musculoskeletal System (August 2001)

August 2001 page 11a Coding Consultation Musculoskeletal System, 23130, 23410 (Q&A) Question When reporting an acute rotator cuff repair, should the partial acromionectomy be reported separately with code 23130, Acromioplasty or acromionectomy, partial, with or without coracoacromial ligament release? AMA Comment From a coding perspective, code 23410, Repair of musculotendinous cuff (eg, rotator cuff); acute, includes the work involved in performing a partial acromionectomy. Therefore, it would not be appropriate to report 23130 separately. Musculoskeletal System, 23130, 23410 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 2001; August 2001 page 11a ...

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