Can't tell for sure without the operative notes ... BUT ...
Sounds like a co-surgery scenario to me. Both surgeons bill the same codes with the -62 modifier. Each should be reimbursed at 62.5% of allowable.
BOTH must dictate their operative notes; each one describing what s/he did in the case.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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