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    This procedure was performed on a Medicare patient.

    Doctor debrided the rotator cuff and synovitis is the glenohumeral joint and repaired the rotator cuff in the subacromial joint.

    Can debridement, 29823, be coded along with 29827?

    Thanks for your input.

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    As far as I know it can be billed separate.
    I also checked the edits and there is no edit.

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