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Bundled codes 29881, 29884

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    I wanted to double check. I have a doc who performed 29881 in medial compartment and 29884 in patellofemoral compartment, same knee. Even though they are different compartments, I still cannot bill 29884 because it is listed as a (separate procedure). I always get stuck on the details. Thanks.

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    Since in different compartments I would bill 29881 and 29884-59 if your documention shows the two different areas. Per CCI will "allow" a modifier.
    Last edited by Jamie Dezenzo; 12-03-2009 at 11:43 AM.

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    I agree. 59 modifier attached to 29874 to clarify separate compartment.

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    Thanks for your answers!!!

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    As per my opinion, 29884 should be unbundled to 29881.
    Shoeb
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