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General Surgery Coding Alert

Coding Quiz:
Dissect This Crohn's Case for Multiple Procedures

Understand modifier 51 use. You have your answers for coding the Crohn's surgical case described in first article, now see how they stack up to our experts' coding: Procedure: 44204 (Laparoscopy, surgical; colectomy, partial, with anastomosis) 44202 (Laparoscopy, surgical; enterectomy, resection of small intestine, single resection and anastomosis) Diagnosis: K50.812 (Crohn's disease of both small and large intestine with intestinal [...]