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  1. Can I bill a complex repair & a graft together for the same site on the same date of service?

  2. Adjacent Tissue Transfer (CPT 14041) excludes "closure of wounds using adjacent tissue without additional incisions (13100-13160)".
    So, we can bill both together using modifier 59 with CPT 13132.

  3. Thank you, Sonjit, for your response to my question about coding 13132 & 14041 on same day. I just want to make sure, however, that it can be billed for the "same site". I know I can bill it for a different site using modifier 59 but just wasn't sure about doing both for the same site. Do I understand that your answer indicates that it is ok for the "same site"?. Thanks

  4. If on same site, we can NOT report complex repair along with ATT, but if at a different anatomical site we can report with modifier 59.

    GUIDELINES:
    Frequently adjacent tissue transfer or tissue rearrangement is employed (Z-plasty, Wplasty, flaps, etc.). This family of codes, (CPT codes 14000-14350), involves excision with adjacent tissue transfer and correlates to excision codes. Excision CPT codes (11400-11646)and repair CPT codes (12001 – 13160) are not to be separately
    reported when CPT codes 14000-14350 are reported.

    REF:
    http://www.iwcc.il.gov/chap3final.pdf

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