Introduction Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum) CPT® Code range 44500- 44500

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum) 44500-44500 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 44500- 44500
Introduction Procedures on the Intestines (Except Rectum)
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[QUOTE="margaret fahy, post: 289281, member: 64410"]10/22/13 Guys, For report below, dr. documents an AD catheter placement. He went in thru the existing G-tube, removed it, and then placed a cathet... [ Read More ]
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