KNEE CAPSULAR PLICATION CPT CODE
Orthopedic | Reader Question: Open Medial Plication
Because this operation was performed on the knee, using a code from the femur (thigh region) and knee joint section (27301-27599) is one option. But because arthroscopy is also mentioned in the operative report, choosing an arthroscopic code (29800-29909) is also a choice.
Arthroscopic Medial Plication | Medical Billing and Coding
Oct 10, 2012My physician has asked me about this code. He has called it two things. Two things I do know - it was performed on the knee and it was arthroscopic. The procedure was performed for instability. Arthroscopic knee capsular plication and/or arthroscopic medial retinacular plication. I would so appreciate your assistance with this - - Thank you.Arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction | MedicalMar 06, 2018Reefing of the medial parapatellar retinaculum forSep 25, 2017Capsular plication shoulder | Medical Billing and CodingJul 01, 2015Open Medial plication | Medical Billing and Coding ForumSep 23, 2008See more results[PDF]
MVP Health Plan 2018 Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery
1 – 2018 Hip, Knee & Shoulder surgery authorization and CPT coding reference guide MVP Health Plan 2018 Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery Authorization and CPT Code Reference Guide 1. PROCEDURES WITHIN PROCEDURES Does the ordering surgeon need a separate request for all hip, knee and shoulder procedures
CPT 29881 , 29876 -29884, 29888 - Arthroscopy, knee codes
CPT coding guidelines provide for coding multiple procedures performed on the knee in different compartments. For example, if a surgeon performs a knee arthroscopy for removal of loose or foreign bodies (29874) in a different compartment than a meniscectomy (29881), you may report code 29874 with modifier -59 (distinct procedural service) appended.
FAQ for Knee - AAOS
Use 29873 (Arthroscopy, knee surgical; with lateral release) for the lateral release and 29999 (Unlisted procedure, arthroscopy) for the vastus mediallius oblique (VMO) plication (medial reefing). Problem: How do I code for a procedure when the pt had a total knee replacement and the physician is now doing an open procedure for a "fracture of
CODING ARTHROSCOPIC KNEE PROCEDURES - Find-A-Code
From a CPT® coding perspective, if debridement or shaving of articular cartilage and meniscectomy are performed in the same compartment of the knee, then only code 29881, Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscectomy (medial or lateral, including any meniscal shaving), should be reported.
Arthroscopic Capsular Plication | Central Coast Orthopedic
Arthroscopic Capsular Plication. EMAIL and/or TEXT a link to this page. Overview. The camera allows the surgeon to view the procedure on a monitor. Knee ACL Reconstruction ACL Reconstruction (Arthrex® RetroScrew) Anatomy of the Knee Anesthesia (Peripheral Nerve Block)
AAOS On-Line Service October 2003 Bulletin
October 2003 Bulletin Common coding questions and answers chronic infection and further disease process you now had to perform an above the knee amputation, would CPT code 27596 be appropriate? with anterior labral repair and a posterior capsular plication/shift and a superior rotator interval closure are all performed on the same
Arthroscopic Technique of Capsular Plication for the
Apr 13, 2015Capsular Plication. For patients with microinstability of the hip, capsular plication is performed at the conclusion of all intracapsular procedures. Traction is released from the operative extremity, and the hip is flexed to 45°. A disposable cannula (Arthrex, Naples, FL) is introduced through the midanterior portal.Cited by: 30Publish Year: 2015Author: Sivashankar Chandrasekaran, S. Pavan Vemula, Timothy J. Martin, Carlos Suarez-Ahedo, Parth Lodhia, B..
Arthroscopic Medial Retinacular Plication With a Needle
Jul 28, 2014Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction resulted in better static patellar position and functional outcome than arthroscopic medial retinacular plication. The authors set the tension of the medial retinaculum in 40° of knee flexion, in which the bony structure (e.g., trochlear groove) is a main factor of patellar stability.
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