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    Default Need help with knee arthroscopy

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    Postop diagnosis: Snovial cyst left knee, traumatic chondromalacia medial femoral condyle and patellofemoral plica.

    Operation: arthroscopy left knee, excision of synovial cyst, resection of patellofemoral plica, chondroplasty medial femoral condyle with micro pick.

    I was thinking I should use codes 29877 and 29875.

    Please help if these are the correct code.


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    Apr 2007
    clearwater florida


    Looks good to me. Just watch your NCCI edits and modifiers

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