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achilles tendon repair with graft jacket

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    my physician performed a repair of the achilles tendon and due to the fact that the tendon was completely disrupted he used a graft jacket to repair, my question is am I allowed to charge the 15330 for the graft?

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    geez, i'm having a blonde moment (and I'm a red head..scary!!) You code for an ASC right?

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    For some reason, I remember this question being raised not too long ago.
    And, I believe the answer is "yes", you can bill the 15330.
    Karen Maloney, CPC
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