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Orthopedic Coding Alert


4 Strategies Will Help You Master the 'Multiple Scope' Rule

Coding 29805, 29806, 29807, 29819? Here’s what you need to know. Your orthopedic surgeon performs a knee arthroscopy but does several procedures. One thing is for certain: you’ll need to understand the multiple-scope rule to determine which procedures you can actually claim — and get paid for. Important orthopedic exception: Keep in mind that the multiple-scope rule applies mainly to [...]