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Hernia Repair 49505-50?

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My doctor noted bilateral hernia repair but when reading the documentation the left side was explored with no hernia found. The right was found he notes " no definite hernia sac present" but applies a mesh deep to the spermatic cord. the left side was actually a inguinal hernia repair.
Do we bill:
49505-50
or
49505-LT
What if this was unilateral and no hernia sac was found but doctor still placed a mesh, would we still bill 49505? :confused:
 
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