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component seperation

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    Our surgeons have begun to do what they call component seperation procedures during a ventral hernia repair. We have used an unlisted code to bill this service. I am wondering if anyone else can tell me how you have handled billing this abdominal surgery. It is usually very extensive surgery and takes a great deal of time. Thanks for your help with this.

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    Hello,

    Please see this thread:

    http://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forum...ad.php?t=30941

    If you have any other questions, let me know!

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    is there anymore updated information on this procedure? Thanks

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    15734 is the correct cpt for component seperation when done with a ventral hernia

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