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Thread Topic: Recurrent Inguinal hernia repair
Topic Originator: Medical Coder
Post Date July 26, 2016 @ 1:33 PM
Recurrent Inguinal hernia repair


Medical Coder
July 26, 2016 @ 1:33 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

repair of LIH, then the Surgeon removed mesh due to being inserted improperly I am having trouble locating a code for "Removal of mesh" It is not because the mesh is infected... so I need one due to a complication...? difficult to find.

Fred
July 27, 2016 @ 5:07 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Try 42984, we use it and we get paid

Medical Coder
July 28, 2016 @ 3:15 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I cannot find that code "42984"... I put that into SuperCoder.com and it is saying it does not exist...?

Fred
July 29, 2016 @ 7:38 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I have no answer about super coder, this is what we use, but, I forgot to say we also use modifier 25

Medical Coder
July 29, 2016 @ 11:55 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

But that code is not in the CPT book either...



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