Answers to FAQs on Orthopaedic Coding

AAOS Now answers commonly asked coding questions for orthopaedic practices. This month’s column by Mary LeGrand, RN, senior consultant with KarenZupko & Associates, specifically addresses the following thorny coding issues in a Q&A format:

  • Coflex interlaminar technology
  • Modifier 51 or 59 in relation to intra-articular injections
  • Open surgery for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome
  • Diskectomy and stenosis procedures
  • ACL reconstruction

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