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Remplissage procedure

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    procedure is arthroscopic Bankart repair iwth Remplissage procedure.

    Do I code the Remplissage as unlisted?

    thank you,
    Gerri Duerheimer, CPC

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    from everything I have read, this is more of a technique used that doesnt require any additional incisions/portals. I dont think it will qualify for an additional code. This is only my opinion without seeing an op note that addresses one though.

    Mary, CPC, COSC

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    Default remplissage procedure with bankart repair
    Hi Gerri,
    I did some research into this type of procedure and came up with CPT 29806 for the arthroscopic bankart repair and I agree with you that your only other choice to bill the remplissage procedure is the unlisted arthroscopic code 29999.
    Thank you,

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