Depends on the interpretation of the code. The American College of Surgeons interprets biologic mesh as an "other prosthesis" as described in the description of 49568. With that said, there is nothing from the AMA that confirms or contradicts their stance.
American College of Surgeons
Socioeconomic Tips, September 2011
"49568 - This add-on code applies to any type of mesh or other prosthesisâ€”whether synthetic, biologic, or otherwise. To be clear, when used appropriately as an add-on to hernia repair codes 49560â€“49566, code 49568 represents any type of mesh or other prosthesis, whether autograft, dermal graft, xenograft, or an as yet to be imagined graft. In addition, code 49568 includes the work of placing the mesh, independent of the size of mesh used. With respect to reporting and reimbursement for the implant, it is the facilityâ€™s responsibility to report the type and size of mesh used."
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