I often receive questions about the strapping codes, when it would be applicable to use them, are they time-based or not, and what is the difference between strapping and kinesiotaping. First, lets list the strapping codes. According to the American Medical Association, CPT Professional Edition, 2018, the strapping codes are as follows:
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Is the strapping code for toe correct? We have been using 29550 and it is in our cpt book the code you listed was not in our cpt book. Just double checking to see if I have the right code or not.
It was a typo and I now corrected it. Thank you for reading the article and finding the typo.
When a therapist applies serial taping, such as hypafix and a cotton porous tape, to position an infant’s foot into an abducted and everted position for a prolonged stretch to obtain a more functional position- what is the best CPT code to charge?
Due to liability reasons, I can’t tell you which code to bill.
Would lymphedema wrapping of bandages be covered under strapping codes?
I would recommend you read the following article: https://gawendaseminars.com/lymphedema-and-cpt-codes-29581-29584/