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Victoria Posted Mon 05th of February, 2018 09:58:14 AM
what would be the best code to use for excision of bony fragment, subcutaneous tissue, anterior knee.
SuperCoder Answered Tue 06th of February, 2018 02:06:44 AM


As per the above documentation, CPT code 27360 seems to be the closest one and see if the documentation supports this code or else the next possible CPT would be the unlisted CPT code 27599.


Victoria Posted Tue 06th of February, 2018 15:26:50 PM
The excision is a loose body (bone fragment).
SuperCoder Answered Wed 07th of February, 2018 00:58:47 AM


As per above information, appropriate CPT codes seems to be either 29874 (if done arthroscopically) or 27331 (if done open).


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