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49650 laparoscopy, surgical repair, ing hernia

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    Default 49650 laparoscopy, surgical repair, ing hernia
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    The code 49650 does not state that the mesh is included when performed, unlike the other codes in this catagory...is it understood that the mesh is included or should I be using another code to include mesh?

    If anyone can help I'm open for suggestions,
    thanks,

    sandy

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    I know if you look into the CPT Book it will show you the procedures that you can bill the mesh with.

    I am sorry if I had my book with me I could tell you.

    Good Luck.

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    Hi,

    I never add a code for mesh with laparoscopic repairs. They do not even offer one. When they are open you are only allowed to use it on incisional or ventral hernias.
    Becky

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