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    Can anyone help coding this - Harvard Pilgrim is the carrier?

    I am not sure if I can code 29877 and then 2x G0289 then the loose body removal and then the open excision of the ganglion cyst.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!

    Thank you.

    Denise


    POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSES: Right knee osteochondral defects, medial and
    lateral femoral condyle, patella, as well as multiple loose bodies, as
    well as ganglion cyst.

    PROCEDURES PERFORMED: Right knee arthroscopy with the following.
    1. Chondroplasty patella.
    2. Chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle.
    3. Chondroplasty of lateral femoral condyle.
    4. Removal of multiple loose bodies greater than 5 mm.
    5. Excision of prepatellar ganglion cyst, open procedure

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    Can anyone help coding this - Harvard Pilgrim is the carrier?

    I am not sure if I can code 29877 and then 2x G0289 then the loose body removal and then the open excision of the ganglion cyst.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!

    Thank you.

    Denise


    POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSES: Right knee osteochondral defects, medial and
    lateral femoral condyle, patella, as well as multiple loose bodies, as
    well as ganglion cyst.

    PROCEDURES PERFORMED: Right knee arthroscopy with the following.
    1. Chondroplasty patella.
    2. Chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle.
    3. Chondroplasty of lateral femoral condyle.
    4. Removal of multiple loose bodies greater than 5 mm.
    5. Excision of prepatellar ganglion cyst, open procedure
    29877 (1x per knee no matter how many compartments) 29874-59 and 27347.

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