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CCI edits for procedures on knee

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    I am trying to bill 29874, 29886 and 27416 together. I put a 59 modifier on 29874 and 29886 to unbundle from the 27416 but i can't get them to pay the 29886. The physician feels he should get paid for all three procedures. Can you please help me to let me know if all 3 can be reimbursed or if the 29886 won't get paid no matter what.

    Thank you
    Jana, CPC

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    Columbia, MO
    I would need to see the operative note in order to advise. the answer at this time is maybe and maybe not.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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