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Assistance with CPT code

E. maria Posted Wed 29th of July, 2015 19:16:52 PM

What would be the correct CPT code for exploratory laparotomy w extensive irrigation of abdomen and removal and replacement of gastrostomy tube? Diagnosis: Peritonitis secondary to gastrostomy tube.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 30th of July, 2015 01:51:51 AM

Use CPT code 49082 and 43832.

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