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Shoulder

L Posted Sun 10th of April, 2016 12:21:18 PM
Would 29827,29807,29828,29826, and 29824 be correct for the following: DIAGNOSIS: 1.Left shoulder rotator cuff tear. 2.Left shoulder SLAP tear with bicipital tendinitis and partial tearing of the biceps tendon. 3.Left shoulder subacromial bursitis/impingement. 4.Left shoulder AC joint arthrosis/arthritis. 5.Left shoulder posterior labral tear. 6.Left shoulder subscapularis tendon tear. PROCEDURE: 1.Left shoulder arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. 2.Left shoulder arthroscopic subscapularis tendon repair. 3.Left shoulder arthroscopic posterior labral repair. 4.Left shoulder arthroscopic biceps tenotomy and mini open subpectoral tenodesis. 5.Left shoulder arthroscopic subacromial decompression with acromioplasty. 6.Left shoulder arthroscopic distal clavicle resection. Thanks!
SuperCoder Answered Mon 11th of April, 2016 04:33:22 AM
29827(Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with rotator cuff repair) for shoulder arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and shoulder arthroscopic subscapularis tendon repair. 29807(Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; repair of SLAP lesion) 29999 (Unlisted procedure, arthroscopy) for arthroscopic biceps tenotomy and 23430(Tenodesis of long tendon of biceps) for mini open subpectoral tenodesis. 29826(Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; decompression of subacromial space with partial acromioplasty, with coracoacromial ligament (ie, arch) release, when performed (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)) 29824(Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; distal claviculectomy including distal articular surface (Mumford procedure))

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