fecal disempaction

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Is there a code for manual disempaction of feces (for the diagnosis of fecal impaction, ICD-9-CM 560.39) without moderate or deep sedation performed at the patient's bedside?

(45915, removal of fecal impaction is used when the procedure was performed under anesthesia, which this was not.)
 

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If there's no anesthesia involved, you would need to code the appropriate E&M service.
 
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