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    I was looking for some opinions on this, our Doctor performed an arthroscopic
    debridement of the patella,29877, and a debridement of the ACL. Can we bill seperately for the ACL debridement, 29999 ???

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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    Long Island/New York


    The ACL is part of the patellafemoral compartment so I would say No.

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    same area, no bill

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