I want to ask the community if anyone has knowledge of a code for the mini tight rope for bunions

thanks
  • Comments (3)
  • Quote:

    This is what I found: There is no specific code for this service. You should bill for the actual procedure(s) performed. It this case, your options could include CPT 28270 which is capsulotomy metatarsal-phalangeal joint, or CPT 28313 (reconstruction angular deformity of toes, soft tissue procedure only). There is no code for the TightRope use. It is a product used in the primary repair procedure. If you feel the work done was significant enough, append a "-22" modifier. The op report should clearly document that work. Be sure to include a letter of explanation. This may be outdated, but hope it helps.


    Very useful, thank you!

  • Excellent participation Dr. Kim. I appreciate your explaining the 22 modifier and it is an excellent idea to consider.

  • This is what I found:

    There is no specific code for this service. You should bill for the actual procedure(s) performed. It this case, your options could include CPT 28270 which is capsulotomy metatarsal-phalangeal joint, or CPT 28313 (reconstruction angular deformity of toes, soft tissue procedure only).


    There is no code for the TightRope use. It is a product used in the primary repair procedure. If you feel the work done was significant enough, append a "-22" modifier. The op report should clearly document that work. Be sure to include a letter of explanation.

    This may be outdated, but hope it helps.