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

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

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    Look at 27422 or 27424 for reconstruction of MPFL

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