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    Can we code 49021 for peri rectal abscess drainage?
    Prabha CPC

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    CPT code should be 46040 with ICD code 566.

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    I agree with 46040

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    Quote Originally Posted by prabha View Post
    Can we code 49021 for peri rectal abscess drainage?

    for an Open procedure use 46040
    if percutaneous I would use 10160 or unlisted 46999 depending on the depth of the abscess. ICD9 566.

    Danny L. Peoples

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