Let me preface my reply with… I’m not a certified coder yet because I’m still in school for billing and coding. I am set to graduate soon and I have practical experience in at least successfully auditing for an Orthopaedic doc while on a 120 hour externship.
That being said, I think you’re right to use 29895 for the arthroscopic partial synovectomy and 27696 for the ligament reconstruction since the lateral and medial collateral ligaments are involved, thus both collateral ligaments.
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