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Old 10-06-2010, 04:09 PM
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Default Neurosurgery-Repair of CSF Leak w/ Lami

I quickly came across the CPT code 63709 for a repair of CSF leak requiring laminectomy, but just following there is a separate CPT code 63710 just titled Dual graft, spinal. The descriptions are almost identical with the exception of the opening/closing/laminectomy. My questions is whether I am to bill these two codes together? If so would I append a modifier -51 to the 63710?
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