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Neurostimulator co-surgeon

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    Is there any reason why a co-suregon would not be permitted to bill 63650 and/or 63685??

    Thanks for any help!

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    Check your CCI edits. 63650 does not allow the 62 modifier. 63685 does.

    But do not code for reimbursement. Code what was performed.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Mstoop1,

    Our sugeons also provide these services. I am told, simply, that CPT code 63650 is not complex enough to warrant an additional assistant; whereas, 63685 could with medically necessary documentation.

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