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    Need some help. Surgeon is doing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair ( ACL) with an allograft instead of an autograft. I would normally use 29888 as it is arthroscopic, but I am having a brain fart. Do I use an additional code for the allograft, and what code should I use ? Appreciate any advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mousehouse1 View Post
    Need some help. Surgeon is doing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair ( ACL) with an allograft instead of an autograft. I would normally use 29888 as it is arthroscopic, but I am having a brain fart. Do I use an additional code for the allograft, and what code should I use ? Appreciate any advice.
    29888 includes graft unless it's from a separate site (i.e. other leg).

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