Other Procedures on the Meckel's Diverticulum and Mesentery CPT® Code range 44899- 44899

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on Meckel's Diverticulum and the Mesentery 44899-44899 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 44899- 44899
Section 44899-44899
Other Procedures on the Meckel's Diverticulum and Mesentery
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interesting discussion. I found a CPT Assistant, July 2020 page 13 FAQ Q: 44899 vs 44238 for Lap Meckel's- A: 44238, because it's the Laparoscopic unlisted intestine code. I do like the idea of a... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="heathermc, post: 104529, member: 17625"]44899 does not necessarily mean that its done open, it's for anything re: the meckel's that is not listed. Since there is not a code for lap removal, t... [ Read More ]
I need help finding CPT code for Laparoscopic resection of terminal ileal Meckel's Diverticulum.I've searched for code and the only code I can come up with is cpt 44899. I would appreciate any help!!... [ Read More ]
[b]Please help!! Am I thinking right on this one?![/b] :confused: I am stumped on this one. I'm thinking 44899 and 44120. Please, please help!!! Op Report: PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSES: 1. Gastrointestin... [ Read More ]
I guess you would have to with 44899.... [ Read More ]
which code is appropiate for laparoscopic version of 44820-Excision of lesion of mesentery (separate procedure)? Would it be the unlisted 44899-usually unlisted codes state if procedure was done lapar... [ Read More ]
[b]44899[/b] why would you need 44899... [ Read More ]
During the AAPC monthly meeting in Tacoma this month, i think it was determined that it would be coded as 44705 + 44899 together in order to get paid for the transplant procedure. There is no specifi... [ Read More ]
44899 does not necessarily mean that its done open, it's for anything re: the meckel's that is not listed. Since there is not a code for lap removal, this is the closest thing. It is more specific t... [ Read More ]
Why would you go with 44899? This was done laparoscopically.... [ Read More ]