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Colon resection take down of colostomy low anterior anastomosis

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    I am not sure what is the appropriate code for:

    Colon resection, takedown of colostomy with low anterior anastomosis. Is this a reversal of a Hartman type PX?) I am thinking to use code 44625 or 44626. Thanks!

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    Yes you are right on it, it is a reversal of a Hartman type procedure. 44626 would be the correct code.

    Kimberly CPC

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    Thanks Kimberly

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    You are very Welcome!!

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