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    Apr 2007
    Oak Ridge

    Question 11970??

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    When a tissue expander is deflated and removed then replaced with a permanent prosthesis, can we bill for the expander removal?
    Any feeback would be greatly appreciated.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Removal is included in 11970

    The removal of the expander is already included in CPT 11970.

    Not separately reportable.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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