Laparoscopic Repair Procedure on the Intestines (Except Rectum) CPT® Code range 44227- 44227

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Laparoscopic Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum) 44227-44227 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 44227- 44227
Laparoscopic Repair Procedure on the Intestines (Except Rectum)
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January 01, 1970
if anastomosis was done with a synchronous resection (take-down/closure enterostomy w/resection) per lap then yes 44227 and it includes the closure of colostomy, and resection with anastomosis. See t... [ Read More ]
Hi, I need to bill a laporoscopic sigmoid colectomy with colostomy reversal. I am looking at 44227, but does that include the colectomy? Or do I need 44204 and 44227? Thank you!... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="MarylouT, post: 403727, member: 170425"]Hello - If these were performed as open procedures, the codes are 44626 for ileostomy takedown with Hartmann closure, 44310 for creation of loop ileosto... [ Read More ]
Hello - If these were performed as open procedures, the codes are 44626 for ileostomy takedown with Hartmann closure, 44310 for creation of loop ileostomy, and 45300 for rigid proctoscopy. You cannot ... [ Read More ]
NCCI database does not have every instance of incorrect billing possible as they add things as they see trends. Here is what NCCI has to say: [QUOTE]If a laparoscopy is performed as a “scout” pr... [ Read More ]
I see 44227 only - lap closure of enterostomy, large or small, with resection and anastomosis. Flex done for leak test - normally not billed - adhesions appeared minimal and no time mentioned in note... [ Read More ]
Need help coding the following procedure. Not sure if coding this right so any input/corrections would be greatly appreciated. Not sure if I could add 22 modifier on 44227 for lysis of adhesions? I di... [ Read More ]
Need help coding the following procedure. Not sure if coding this right so any input/corrections would be greatly appreciated. Not sure if I could add 22 modifier on 44227 for lysis of adhesions? I di... [ Read More ]
Please help code the following, we coded as so, but 2 of the codes are add on codes and keep denying as not billed with primary code. However, physician did not perform either primary procedure: Proc... [ Read More ]