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Bilat Inguinal hernia 1 initial, 1 recurrent

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    I am having some difficulty coding this one. The patient has a LT initial & RT recurrent inguinal.. These are repaired laparoscopically. Can I code for both? If not which do I code?


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    New Windsor, New York
    These have different codes - I don't see why you couldn't code 49650 - LT and 49651- RT.

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