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Open Reversal of Gastric Bypass

Oscar Posted Mon 25th of May, 2015 11:47:23 AM

Please answer the following coding question.

1) Open Reversal of Gastric Bypass
2) Segmental Small bowel Resection
3) Extensive lysis of Adhesions in excess of 1 hour.

Thanks & Regards

SuperCoder Answered Tue 26th of May, 2015 04:23:01 AM

For reversal of gastric bypass CPT 43999 seems appropriate and CPT 44120 is for small bowel resection. Well, as per CCI edits bowel resection and adhesion lysis is bundled so it cannot be billed.

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