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Tympanoplasty w/ OCR

  1. Question Tympanoplasty w/ OCR
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    May we charge separately for a fascia graft taken postauricular incision & incision closed before doing the above procedure through the ear canal? We are using 69632 for the surgery, but not sure if graft should be charged however it is a separate incision. If we may charge graft, what is best CPT code to use (20926?)???

    Joyce Burchett CPC

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    yes....20926 is for the graft....only coded if the incision has been closed, otherwise it is included. but i bill seperatly when closed

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