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HELP!!!Primary Surgeon also assistant for other surgeon on the same operative session

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    Medical Coding Books
    Hi everyone,

    I am new to the coding world for hospital and I have a question. I am coding for my plastic surgeon as primary surgeon performing 15734-50, She also assisted another surgeon in doing a ventral hernia repair. How do I bill for this. Do I bill for the 15734-50 on a separate claim and then bill her for the ventral hernia as the assistant surgeon with a 80 modifier? or do I include both CPT's 15730-50 and 49565-80 on the same claim form? Help!!!!

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    Coastal Coders
    Same claim form.

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