Other Procedures on the Pancreas CPT® Code range 48999- 48999

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Pancreas 48999-48999 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 48999- 48999
Other Procedures on the Pancreas
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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
Your words will carry more weight when you approach doctors in a thoughtful respectful way. In the coding and auditing world the provider is in the drivers seat. Generally the provider documents the s... [ Read More ]
I need help coding for general surgery/surgical oncologist. Procedure: Abdominal Laparoscopy Diagnostic, Robotic assisted Laparoscopy Distal Pancreatectomy w/Spleenectomy with Intraoperative Ultrasou... [ Read More ]
Can some one help me with this Op note? Should I bill 48150 and 49320 or should I use unlisted code 48999 compared to 48150? Thank you PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Insulinoma in the head of the pancrea... [ Read More ]
[b]endoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy[/b] [QUOTE="TAMCAMP, post: 362005, member: 174920"]Our doctor is doing the endoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy and I cannot find the endoscopic procedure code. Th... [ Read More ]
So, two providers are working together at the same time, if one does a pancreatic lithotripsy and the other surgeon then does an ERCP with CPT 43264, would the surgeon who only does the lithotripsy wi... [ Read More ]
I too would want to see the path report on this as well. I would compare your 48999 to 48120 because you DONT have enough documentation to support the 48140. The op note states 2.5mm, which means tha... [ Read More ]
I coded as 48999 (ref code 48140) and 47379 (ref code 47100) It was rejected due to not enough documentation to support the 48140 distal pancreatectomy. Does the physician need to go into more detail ... [ Read More ]
Procedure: Hand-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation Do I use CPT 48999 and append the Op-Notes with this claim submission? This unlisted code is not in the Medic... [ Read More ]
Does anyone know what code you would use for a laparoscopic whipple? The open code is 48150. Would I use 48999, unlisted procedure, pancreas? There is no unlisted lap code for the pancreas.... [ Read More ]
There aren't any Laparoscopic Pancreas codes. We use 48999, pancreas-unlisted, and base the fee off of the equivalent open code.... [ Read More ]