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Again 29822 vs 29823

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    The physician gave diagnoses as Type I labral tear superiorly and supraspinatus tear retracted laterally.

    The procedures he listed was a labral debridement and rotator cuff debridement. He reported as noted above a Type 1 labral tear superiorly and supraspinatus which was retracted several cms medial to the glenoid and was debrided arthroscopically.

    Do I use 29822 or 29823?

    Appreciate your help !!!

    Desperate Denise

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    sounds like 29823 to me
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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