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Knee Arthroscopy

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
Hi, 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. Hope This Helps! Thanks.

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