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    I know there have been a couple of questions previously regarding open rotator cuff repair with arthroscopic procedures. I just wanted to be sure.
    Doc performed an arthroscopic labral debridement and subacromial decompression and then performs an open rotator cuff repair. Can I only bill for the open procedure?

    Thank you so much!!

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    Smile Open rotator cuff repair

    In anesthesia coding, we add V64.43(Arthroscopic procedure converted to open) and bill for 23412...

    Sabari L

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    Default Arthroscopy to Open

    Thank you Sabari - really appreciate your imput

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