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Refrain from Modifier 63 with Meningocele Repair

Question: How  can  we  report  the  repair  of  a  meningocele  that  our  surgeon  did?  Do  we  have  specific  codes  for  meningocele  repair? Georgia Subscriber Answer: For the repair of a meningocele, you have discrete codes. Before you head on to finding the right code, check the procedure note to find out the size of the meningocele. Depending upon the size of the [...]