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    Default Cpt Code 29876

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    I was wondering about CPT code 29876 multi-compartmental synovectomy. Is it now considered 'included' when you do a menisectomy? Medicare has denied my claim for this when I included it with my 29880. Any info on this would be great!

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    According to CCI edits 29876 is in fact included in 29880, if there is some special circumstance, (like maybe separate compartment) you can append a modifier. Hope this helps.

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