Myringoplasty and Cartilage Graft

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Question:  

I have a question regarding the correct coding of a myringoplasty with cartilage graft patch. Is the correct coding for this case: 21235-RT and 69620-51?

Answer:

CPT 69620 (Myringoplasty (surgery confined to drumhead and donor area)) specifically states that the code includes the “donor area.” Therefore it is not appropriate to report a separate code for the graft harvest (e.g., 21235). In your scenario, you would report only 69620.