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    Default Multiple Cranioplasty

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    My neurosurgeon repaired 3 separate cranial defects for a patient with multiple myeloma of the skull. I can not find any reference material to guide me as to how to best report this. The three areas together equal 5 cm (62140), or separately they are 1 cm, 1.5, and 3 cm, but I can't envision being paid 62140 x 3. However, they are 3 separate locations, requiring 3 separate repairs.
    Any ideas?
    Last edited by KRISTILEFT; 11-11-2010 at 06:43 AM.

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