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    is a 29881 debriment allowable with a 29888 acl? and if so what modifier is appropriate 51 or 59?


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    29881 is for meniscectomy, and yes that is billable with 29888 and per Medicare's edits there is no edit so you don't need 59 or 51.

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    thanks daisy...i was pretty sure I could but it's always better when you get a second opinion..


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