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Reevaluate This Repair, Debridement, Resection Scenario

Question: According to my orthopedist’s op note, the patient underwent a medial meniscal repair with debridement of synovitis in the notch and lateral regions and patella femoral synovitis resection. The op note wording, however, is what is throwing me off. Should I: A) bill 29882 with 29877 (G0289) x 2 for the synovitis debridement in the notch and lateral regions and [...]

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