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Tumor Implant Resection With Adrenalectomy

Question: The surgeon completed a laparoscopic adrenalectomy and also completed a resection of peritoneal and omental tumor implants during the same session. Would these additional procedures be included in the adrenalectomy code? If not, what other codes can we include on the claim? North Carolina Subscriber Answer: Yes, you can submit a separate code for the resection of the peritoneal [...]

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