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lap app w/omentectomy

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    Medical Coding Books
    Our surgeon has performed a lap append with partial omentectomy. He is using 44970 for lap app and 49329-52 for partial omentectomy. Is this correct? What about 49255? Thanks!

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default Can you post the op note
    I think you'll get a more accurate response if you post the op note.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    I don't think you can bill for the omentectomy as that is a
    separate procedure.

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