Laparoscopic Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum) CPT® Code range 44180- 44238

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Laparoscopic Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum) 44180-44238 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 44180- 44238

November 14, 2022
The 2023 CPT errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association AMA go into effect Jan. 1 2023. Make sure to mark these upcoming changes in your CPT code book to stay on top... [ Read More ]
November 07, 2022
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November 04, 2022
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November 01, 2022
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November 01, 2022
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If the bowel surgery was due to an accident or inadvertant situation by the surgeon, it is not billable. That does not seem to be the case here as indicated in "we elected to resect the small area of... [ Read More ]
[b]Multiple hernias[/b] Hi - I could only look really quick because of month end, but I'm thinking the unlisted code 44238 for the lap volvulus, maybe the unlisted code 49659 for the Peterson's defe... [ Read More ]
Sounds like it may be an unlisted laparoscopic procedure, intestine (44238). (Lap lysis of intestinal adhesions is 44180, but it sounds like the main thing here was the excision of a cystic mass from ... [ Read More ]