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Orthopedic Coding Alert

ACL:
Score Points with Accurate ACL Coding With This Expert Advice

Start with 29888, but check global package and add-ons for your most complete claim. With football season in full swing, your orthopedic surgeon will probably treat some weekend warrior injuries — especially for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) damage. Good news: “I find ACL reconstructions fairly straightforward to code,” says Sandi Hamrick, CPC, medical/surgical coder at Toledo Orthopaedic Surgeons in Toledo, [...]