B Posted Tue 21st of June, 2016 16:17:27 PM
I need the correct coding for this procedure
LEFT KNEE ARTHROSCOPY –
PARTIAL MEDICAL AND LATERAL MENISECTOMY –
DEBRIEDMENT CHONDROPLASTY PATELLA –
DEBRIEDMENT CHONDROPLASTY FEMORAL TROCHEA-
LIMITED SYNOVECTOMY –
SuperCoder Answered Wed 22nd of June, 2016 03:05:15 AM
The most appropriate CPT code for above mentioned procedure LEFT KNEE ARTHROSCOPY – PARTIAL MEDIAL AND LATERAL MENISECTOMY – DEBRIDEMENT CHONDROPLASTY PATELLA – DEBRIDEMENT CHONDROPLASTY FEMORAL TROCHLEA- LIMITED SYNOVECTOMY would be CPT 29880.
(Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscectomy (medial AND lateral, including any meniscal shaving) including debridement/shaving of articular cartilage (chondroplasty), same or separate compartment(s), when performed) Please check your documentation once before billing.
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