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Help with: Infected mesh from prior hernia

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    Default Help with: Infected mesh from prior hernia
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    Could somone please advise me on this one. Dr removed infected mesh from previouse ventral hernia and did a ventral hernia repair. The prior surgery was done more than a year ago. Is there a code for removal of the infected mesh or do i just bill out the ventral hernia repair.

    Thank you
    meziesky

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    Check out the add on code 11008 you should bill it in addition to the hernia repair.

    Melissa-CPC

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    Thank you, I knew there was another code I need to use.
    me

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