Casting Conundrum: Correct Coding for Casts, Splints, and Strapping
Author: Nelson, Tanai S; Benjamin, Christina
Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes
Publication Date: July 2009
Correctly coding casts, splints, and strapping can be confusing. Much of the confusion is related to what type of materials are classified as casts, splints, or strapping; whether the CPT application codes or the HCPCS level II codes should be assigned; and whether the work performed is includ....