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  1. #1
    Long Island/New York
    Default Acl
    Medical Coding Books
    is a 29881 debriment allowable with a 29888 acl? and if so what modifier is appropriate 51 or 59?


  2. Default
    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.

  3. #3
    Long Island/New York
    thanks daisy...i was pretty sure I could but it's always better when you get a second opinion..


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