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    Our biller is coding chondroplasty with the compartments listed alone with modifer 59 and we are getting denied please help. Blue Shield of NJ is our problem

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    If this is a straight chondroplasty (29877) it can only be bill one time regardless of the number of compartments. However if it is an abrasion arthroplasty (29879) it can be billed per compartment.

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