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colon rectal surgeons CPT

Heidi Posted Tue 22nd of December, 2015 12:42:03 PM

Need a CPT code for Exploratory Lapraotmoy, RIght coloctomy, sigmoid colectomy en bloc

SuperCoder Answered Wed 23rd of December, 2015 07:19:58 AM

Hi,

Since exploratory laparotomy(CPT code 49000)is considered included in Colectomy, with skin level cecostomy or colostomy (CPT code 44141),it is appropriate to code CPT code 44141 only.

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