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Biologic mesh used for incisional hernia

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    How does the use of acellular mesh figure into my billing? May I bill a 49568 and a 15170 in addition to the hernia surgery?

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    Which hernia surgical code would you be using in addition to 49568 (which is an add-on code) and 15170?

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    Use of mesh - CPT 49568, is separately reported along with CPTs 49560-49566(incisional hernia repair) alone. Please check.

    L Mohan

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