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    How would you code Graham Patch closure of duodenal ulcer, duodenal bx, and pyloroplasty?


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    I just got a surgery yesterday and am trying to find out the same thing--I will keep working on and let you know if I find anything---If anyone out out there has any info--PLEASE PLEASE REPLY!!!



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    Did it include a vagotomy as well or pyloroplasty w/o vagotomy?

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    St. Louis, Missouri


    We use 49905.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    how would you use 49905 since that is an add on code

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    Apr 2007
    Johnson City


    DTollie- For suture repair of a duodenal ulcer with Graham Patch. We bill codes 43840 and 49905.
    Melissa Jewett, CPC

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