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    Default arthoscopic biceps tenotomy

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    the op note states patient had extensive fraying of the anterior,superior and posterior labrum with near complete detachment of the biceps tendon. then states due to patients age a biceps tenotomy was performed. no other documentation was noted. would you code for the tenotomy and what code would you bill out.

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    we use unlisted 29999 for the scope and compare it to the open 23405.. hope this helps, Paula

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