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    Default Bone Graft of both bone tunnels (Knee)

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    Hello, our physician bone grafted the previous ACL tunnels with allograft via arthroscopy. He did other procedures, but I have the codes for them. I am still awaiting the OP note from the ASC, which takes weeks, so I can't post it. I just want to get the basic idea so I can advise him since he keeps a copy of his billing. Would this qualify for CPT 29888 with a 52 mod? He is only grafting the bone.


    Kim, CPC

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    I forgot to mention he did an allograft bone graft. Sorry,

    Kim, CPC

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    No, I'm sorry that was my bad, you did say allograft, I just overlooked it. Then in that case, yes, I would code this as 29888-52.

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    Great, thanks,

    Kim, CPC

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