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    Default Help w/ CPT shoulder PLease!

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    hi all! if someone could help me with this, it would be greatly appreciated!!

    procedure: Repair of posterosuperior labrum partial tear with arthroscopic synovectomy.

    I have the synovectomy code, but the other has stumped me. thanks in advance for the help!
    Jen p

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    Greater Pittsburgh

    Default Repair labrum through scope??

    w/o reading the op note...it's hard to tell...look @ 29806 definition and the synovectomy would be included.
    Last edited by jdemar; 02-02-2009 at 01:04 PM.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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    repair of the labrum is 29807 through the scope (I beleive synovectomy bundles, double check cci edits)

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