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Coding for arthroscopic biceps tendon release

  1. Wink Coding for arthroscopic biceps tendon release
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    Hello All,

    What code are you all using for Arthroscopic Biceps Tendon Release. I know there isn't a specific code, but I prefer not to use an unlisted code, is there any other code that you could recommend?

    Lynn in NM

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    Default Bicep tendon release
    Without the op note I have to ask if you have looked into 29828 for scope repair.

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    We use 29999 for a biceps tenotomy(tendon release) with price reference to 23405. CPT 29828 is for a biceps tenodesis (suture/repair)

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