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    How would you code a diagnostic laparoscopy that turned into a laparotomy with excision of twisted right adnexa?

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    If a diagnostic laparoscopy only was scheduled, then you can bill 49320 with 58940. Make sure diagnoses are specific and appropriate for each procedure.

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    Thank you for your response. I was thinking that the laparoscope couldn't be billed since the end result was the surgical procedure.

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