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  1. I have some complex General surgery Operative notes that I really need help with. This is for a remote part-time job.
    I wanted to know if I am coding these 3 procedures correctly? Repair of Incisional Hernia with bilateral component seperation and on-lay biologic mesh placement CPT-49560 Adhesiolysis and Small Bowel enterotomy CPT-44602-51? Would you even code the lysis lesions 44005-51 with the Incisional Hernia or the small bowel enterotomy?
    HELP!

    Thank you,
    Amy Bedford-CPC

  2. I wanted to know if I am coding these 3 procedures correctly? Repair of Incisional Hernia with bilateral component seperation and on-lay biologic mesh placement 49560 Adhesiolysis and Small Bowel enterotomy 44602-51? Would you even code the lysis lesions 44005-51 with the Incisional Hernia or the small bowel enterotomy?

  3. I wanted to know if I am coding these 3 procedures correctly? Repair of Incisional Hernia with bilateral component seperation and on-lay biologic mesh placement ~49560~ Adhesiolysis and Small Bowel enterotomy CPT-44602-51 Would you even code the lysis lesions 44005-51 with the Incisional Hernia or the small bowel enterotomy?
    HELP!

  4. I put the backtick in the post it does not show up in post, does when I enter it before post??? I wanted to know if I am coding these 3 procedures correctly? Repair of Incisional Hernia with bilateral component seperation and on-lay biologic mesh placement 49560 Adhesiolysis and Small Bowel enterotomy 44602-51 Would you even code the lysis lesions 44005-51 with the Incisional Hernia or the small bowel enterotomy?
    HELP!

  5. Hi Amy,

    Please confirm 44602 is for enterorrhaphy. Small bowel enterotomy is 44021/44020.

    If done with 44602 then 49560/49568 will be coded with Modifier 59 if a separate incision is warranted because of bundling

    Code 44005 is a column 2 code for 44602, These codes cannot be billed together in any circumstances.
    Code 44005 is bundled into code 44602 Code 44005 cannot be billed with 44602.

    Code 44005 is a column 2 code for 49560, These codes cannot be billed together in any circumstances.
    Code 44005 is bundled into code 49560 Code 44005 cannot be billed with 49560.

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