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open debridement of rotator cuff tear

  1. Default open debridement of rotator cuff tear
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    When an open subacromial decompression (acromioplasty) is performed and the rotator cuff is debrided and not repaired, what CPT code is used for the debridement?

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    Was anything else done? If not you'll have to use a debridement code like 23076...
    Bruce Crandall, CPC
    North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Durham, NC

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