What is the CPT code for Mosaicplasty?
Arthroscopic mosaicplasty (knee) Code 29866 covers “Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral autograft(s) (e.g., mosaicplasty) (includes harvesting of the autograft).” Code 29867 covers “Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral allograft (e.g., mosaicplasty).”
What is a Mosaicplasty?
Mosaicplasty is a surgical technique to repair the defect by transplanting healthy bone and cartilage from non-weight bearing areas of the knee. It is indicated to treat small cartilage defects of less than 2 cm in young active adults less than 45 years of age.
What is osteochondral allograft transplantation?
Osteochondral grafting is a method of treating cartilage injuries that expose underlying bone. An osteochondral allograft is a piece of tissue containing bone and cartilage that is taken from a deceased donor to replace damaged cartilage that lines the ends of bones in a joint.
What is bio cartilage?
BioCartilage is dehydrated, micronized allogeneic cartilage that can be implanted with platelet-rich plasma into these smaller cartilage defects. BioCartilage acts as scaffold, allowing for the creation of hyaline-like cartilage.
What is Cartiform made of?
Cartiform is a preserved cartilage graft composed of viable cartilage cells, cartilage growth factors, and proteins that promote cartilage healing. The graft is a porous with an intact bony scaffold which allows flexibility of the graft.
What is osteochondral Mosaicplasty?
Mosaicplasty involves the transfer of multiple small osteochondral plugs to a region of chondral or osteochondral defects. The use of multiple small grafts allows for maintenance of donor-site integrity and contouring of the new surface.
What is the MACI procedure?
Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation or MACI is a procedure in which a patient’s own cells are used to regrow new cartilage for the knee joint. Because of this, it is a two-part procedure. At first, a cartilage biopsy is performed arthroscopically.
What does osteochondral mean?
Medical Definition of osteochondral : relating to or composed of bone and cartilage.
What is MACI procedure?
What is an allograft procedure?
An allograft is tissue that is transplanted from one person to another. The prefix allo comes from a Greek word meaning “other.” (If tissue is moved from one place to another in your own body, it is called an autograft.) More than 1 million allografts are transplanted each year.
What is the CPT code for ankle orthotics?
HCPCS Code Range L1900-L1990 L1900-L1990 Ankle-foot Orthotics L1900 Ankle foot orthosis (AFO), spring wire, dorsiflexion assist calf band, custom-fabricated
What is the CPT code for knee arthroscopy?
CPT® Code Description Knee 27415 Osteochondral allograft, knee, open 29867 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral allograft (eg, mosaicplasty) Ankle 27610* Arthrotomy, ankle, including exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body
What are the HCPCS codes for orthotics?
The HCPCS codes range Ankle-foot Orthotics L1900-L1990 is a standardized code set necessary for Medicare and other health insurance providers to provide healthcare claims. Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash. Ankle foot orthosis (AFO), spring wire, dorsiflexion assist calf band, custom-fabricated
Is mosaicplasty (29867) billable per session or per plug?
For mosaicplasty (29867) are they reported per episode or per plug inserted. My physician seems to think you can bill this code per plug. Any help would be appreciated. This is billable per knee/ per session. (not per plug).