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Component Separation in hernia repair

  1. Question Component Separation in hernia repair
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    Anyone out there have recommendations on coding component separation in complex ventral hernia repairs?
    Thanks

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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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    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.

    http://www.plasticsurgery.org/public...April-2006.pdf
    Christine L, CPC

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