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Exploratory laparotomy reduction small bowel obstruction, wedge resection sm mas

Laura Posted Fri 12th of October, 2012 11:55:21 AM

Dr did an exploratory laparotomy (49000) reduction of small bowel obstruction with release of adhesive band (44005) and wedge resection of small bowel mass at mid ileum w/out anastomosis.... suggestions for the wedge and the 49000 is bundled to the 44005?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 16th of October, 2012 00:16:45 AM

49000 gets bundled into 44005
Use 49203-49205 for small bowel excision

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