Outpatient Surgery: "When to Report Synovectomy Separately"

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  • September 12, 2008
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When reviewing synovectomy claims, look to the surgeon’s documentation for evidence that the procedure occurred in a different knee compartment than other, same-session arthroscopic procedures. If so, you may be able to enhance reimbursement – depending on the surgeon’s reason for clearing the synovium.
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