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    The 29888 for the ACL repair and the 29877 can they be billed together? I know that they will not be paid seperatly, but in what about multiple?


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    For commercial carriers it is possible with a modifier 59 with supporting documentation.

    Mary, CPC, COSC

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    29877 should only be billed with the 59 modifier if the debridement (chondroplasty) was performed in another compartment (and documentation is clearly stated), if all was done at the ACL-only bill 29888.

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