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Help with General Surgery Coding ???

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    I am new to general surgery coding and have a physician billing the following.

    45100 51
    45990 59

    Medicare pd the first two cpt codes, however they denied 45990-59 as inclusive to 45100. Is this an appropriate denial or should I appeal?


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    45990 is a component code of 45100 and cannot be billed together

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    Thank you!

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