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    Hi, I have a general surgeon who performed Tarsorraphy (67882), excision and repair of the eyelid (67961).

    The opeartive report states: The skin flap was elevated. A small Mersilene suture was placed between the lateral canthal tendon, and the periosteum of the lateral lower lid.

    Therfore, a small wedge of the lateral lower lid was excised, (he used CPT 11044) according to the technique of Kuhnt-Szymanowski, I coded (15820).

    The conjunctiva was repaired which is the (67961). The Tarsus was repaired (67882).

    Did I miss something? Should I be coding for the blepharoplasty in this case?

    Thank you
    Last edited by medicalbiller36; 12-29-2010 at 11:30 AM. Reason: Gramatical Errors

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