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    Can I code these procedures separately or is the hiatal hernia repair incidental to the lap band?

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    I have billed for both. I can't tell you for sure if they are bundled b/c the lap hiatal hernia repair is an unlisted code. I don't feel that they should be considered bundled or incidental. The carrier that was billed did allow payment for both the lap band and hiatal hernia repair.

    Hope this helps,
    Melissa

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