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Mr. Rodriguez was able to make an appointment with the orthopedist within a few hours of being seen in the ED for a splint to his left wrist after a fall. The orthopedist reviewed the x-rays from the emergency room and agreed with the emergency room physician that the distal radius was fractured. A short-arm fiberglass cast was applied, and the fracture was expected to heal in 6–8 weeks. Report
the closed treatment of this fracture. A. 25608-LT B. 25600-LT C. 26600-LT D. 25605-LT
C. 26600-LT
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User: Mr. Rodriguez was able to make an appointment with the orthopedist within a few hours of being seen in the ED for a splint to his left wrist after a fall. The orthopedist reviewed the x-rays from the emergency room and agreed with the emergency room physician that the distal radius was fractured. A short-arm fiberglass cast was applied, and the fracture was expected to heal in 6–8 weeks. Report the closed treatment of this fracture. A. 25608-LT B. 25600-LT C. 26600-LT D. 25605-LT

Weegy: C. 26600-LT
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User: A physician performs an operative procedure that has a 90-day surgical package. On day 40, the same physician performs an unrelated procedure on the same patient. What modifier would you attach to the CPT code when reporting the second procedure? A. -58 B. -24 C. -25 D. -79

Weegy: D. -79
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