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    Default CPT for Arthroscopy lim med & lat ....

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    Arthroscopy right knee w/ limited medial & lateral meniscectomy, shaving, & trimming of meniscal rim, limited resection of the synovium, & removal of loose body.
    Code ________________

    What is packaged in? I know lysis of adhesions, and simple debridement.

    Karen S

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    Greater Pittsburgh


    29880 includes everything else you listed, if in the same compartments (medial and lateral; synovectomy and removal loose bodies): if in the patellafemoral joint than you could bill separately with a -59 modifier.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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    Thank You!
    Karen S

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