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Hip Arthroscopies

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    Wondering if anyone out there could advise how they code a hip arthroscopy with labral REPAIR, osteoplasty or osteochondroplasty of the femoral head/neck and trimming of acetabular rim?

    Any info you have would be greatly appreciated!!

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    look at 29862 and it appears that you will have the unlisted code as well for some of that.

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    But isn't 29862 for a labral debridement and not repair?

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    yes it is, just wanted you to look at the code in comparison to your operative report thinking that maybe perhaps the surgeon said repair but really did a debridement. If it was a "true" repair then you will be stuck with the unlisted code

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    I received some info about this in the mail today, if you are still interested, send me your fax # via PM and I'll send it to you

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