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    Question Component Separation in hernia repair

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    Anyone out there have recommendations on coding component separation in complex ventral hernia repairs?

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    Did you ever get an answer to this question. I have come across the same thing recently and am unsure what to do?:

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    Nope, I never did

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    Apr 2007

    Default component sep

    My doc performs this and uses 15734 x 2 (right and left), he uses alloderm as well, 15330 and 15331 depending on measurements, in addition to using the hernia repair code.

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    If you still need help with the component seperations......i was hooked onto this article that cleared some things up for me.

    Christine L, CPC

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