Results 1 to 2 of 2

Need help! arthroscopic lateral release/open medial patellofemoral ligament repair

  1. #1
    Default Need help! arthroscopic lateral release/open medial patellofemoral ligament repair
    Clearnace Sale
    One of my surgeons is doing an arthroscopic lateral release, chondroplasty of the patella, and an open medial patellofemoral ligament repair/reefing.

    I know I will code the lateral release as 29873 and the chondroplasty is bundled with that code.

    However...I am lost with the patellofemoral ligament repair! Does anyone know what code this would be?

  2. #2
    Long Island/New York
    Look at 27422 or 27424 for reconstruction of MPFL

Similar Threads

  1. Lateral release/medial repair
    By bethh05 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-25-2013, 11:50 AM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-15-2012, 07:51 AM
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-14-2009, 04:11 PM
  4. Repair Medial Patellofemoral Ligament
    By coderguy1939 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-08-2008, 09:02 AM
  5. medial reefing of patellofemoral ligament
    By reichtina320 in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-13-2008, 03:28 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.