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    Can someone tell me the proper sequencing of the repair code and the excisions of benign and malignant codes? I beleive the highest dollar should go first. For example:

    I also bill the secondary code(s) with a 59 and 51.

    Any feed back is greatly appreciated.

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    I would bill the highest one 1st as well.

    Jessica Harrell, CPC

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    St. Louis, Missouri


    That is also how I would bill it.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    In a recent Medicare (Trailblazer) seminar I attended it was suggested to rank procedures according to RVUs rather than dollar amount. Fee schedules can vary between providers and payers, but RVUs should be consistent.

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