AMA CPT® Assistant - 2002 Issue 6 (June)

Musculoskeletal System (June 2002)

June 2002 page 11 Coding Consultation Musculoskeletal System, 25310 (Q&A) Question How would I report sublimis and profundus flexor tendon transpositions, if there were a total of five tendon transpositions performed? AMA Comment The appropriate method of reporting the sublimis and profundus flexor tendon transpositions is with code 25310, Tendon transplantation or transfer, flexor or extensor, forearm and/or wrist, single; each tendon. Since five tendon transpositions were performed, code 25310 should be reported five times. Musculoskeletal System, 25310 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 2002; June 2002 page 11 ...

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