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Patellar Osteochondral Defect Repair(?)

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    Default Patellar Osteochondral Defect Repair(?)
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    Can someone help me with this? I am trying to provide CPT codes for a surgical prior authorization for a Patellar Osteochondral Defect Repair. The diagnosis is Left Knee Avulsion Proximal Medial Collateral Ligament. It is to be performed with a Lt Knee Arthroscopy/Chondroplasty and possible cartilage biopsy.
    I believe the surgeon will be performing this part of the surgery as an open procedure.
    I have looked at a number of possible codes, but am not certain at this point what is correct. I am only stumped on the Patellar Osteochondral Defect Repair portion, I have the other codes.
    Any direction you could provide would be GREATLY appreciated!

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    Take a look at 27415 or 27416

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