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    Please help, we are stumped!

    Thank you so much for the input! It is so nice to know that there are people out there willing to help us!! We are still doing some more research to try to find the best codes, so anyone else who has thoughts regarding this surgery, please share
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    Please help, we are stumped!

    This surgery has seriously turned this day upside down, any help is appreciated on which CPT code(s) to use. I have exhausted all of my resources here and we have no resolution; none of us can agree on what codes to use. PLEASE HELP! Procedures as described by physician: Exploratory...
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    Help with discontinued procedure - vascular doppler

    Doppler study of left subclavian vein, left internal jugular vein, right subclavian, basilic, and axillary veins.
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    Help with discontinued procedure - vascular doppler

    Patient was scheduled for a venous access device, however, in the pre-op holding area, a vascular ultrasound was performed to evaluate the potential for obtaining adequate venous access to support a VAD. After evaluating the patient with vascular doppler, the physician determined that there...
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    Help with CPT code for Repair of incisional hernia + partial omentectomy

    Does 49560 include partial omentectomy? Scrubbed note below: The incisional hernia could be palpated over the lateral aspect of the previous open cholecystectomy incision. The lateral third of the previous surgical incision was then opened and extended approximately 5 cm laterally...
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