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    I have a pt who had laparoscopic hernia repair. Once the upper ab hernia was repaired the dr then decided to also do lysis of adhesions in the lower ab/pelvis once there they noticed another ventral hernia. Can I code for 2 lap ventral hernia repairs since they were in separate areas?


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    Default 2 ventral hernia repairs

    Yes, you can bill for two, but use a modifier and send op report to substantiate. Does not guarantee payment of both.

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