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Ossicle/bone spur excision

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    I am trying to find a CPT code for bony prominence (bone spur or ossicle) removal of the knee. My physician opened up the knee and went through the tendons to excise a bone lesion. Any coding suggestions?

    Thanks!!!
    Valerie

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    Hi,

    I am leaning towards 27360, plz check for supporting documentation.

    Regards,
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    I was leaning towards that code- 27360 as well. Thank you for your help!

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