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CPT for low anterior resection

E. maria Posted Fri 08th of May, 2015 02:11:14 AM

Patient underwent a low anterior resection for severe acute and chronic diverticulitis and complex repair of colovesicular fistula. What would be the proper codes?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 11th of May, 2015 00:39:45 AM

Use CPT 44145-59 modifier (if the records support the -59 modifier. Use CPT code 44660 or 44661 for repair of colovesicular fistula accordingly.

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