Author Topic: 21235 bundled with 69631  (Read 2011 times)

linda carroll

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21235 bundled with 69631
« on: August 19, 2009, 04:40:49 PM »
I realize placing the graft is included in the procedure but can we not bill for the harvesting of the graft?

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Re: 21235 bundled with 69631
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2009, 06:50:18 PM »
No, I would think it's all included/bundled in.
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Steve Verno CMBS, CEMCS

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Re: 21235 bundled with 69631
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2009, 09:15:59 PM »
All Im going to say is per NCCI, 21235 (Ear cartilage graft) is not inclusive with 69631 (Repair eardrum structures).  Thats not to say that a commercial insurance company will deny as being bundled.  Thats it, nothing more. Just the facts per NCCI.  My specialty is not ENT or surgery.
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