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    can you bill 27130 & 20680 together?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coders_rock! View Post
    can you bill 27130 & 20680 together?
    http://www.cms.gov/NationalCorrectCo...CCIEP/list.asp

    It's an NCCI Column I /Column II edit - 20680 bundles into 27130. If they're truly 2 separate procedures, add a 59 modifier to 20680 to override the edit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coders_rock! View Post
    can you bill 27130 & 20680 together?
    I will bill it only if it's from a separate incision as this is usually a part of the primary procedure anyway..

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    Quote Originally Posted by coders_rock! View Post
    can you bill 27130 & 20680 together?
    You should see this article - I think it's relevant to what you're coding...

    http://www.supercoder.com/articles/a...p-conversions/

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