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Old 11-18-2011, 11:12 AM
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Default Diagnostic ankle arthroscopy

I'm absolutely stumped-

Dr. wants to do a diagnostic ankle scope.. no debridement, no synovectomy, just going in and looking at the ankle joint. What CPT code would work for that?

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Old 11-18-2011, 12:45 PM
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What is the diagnosis? Is there the smallest chance he might just debride something? If not I'm thinking you will have to go unlisted.
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:56 AM
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The diagnosis was synovitis. Ultimately, the patient opted out of doing surgery.

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