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Laparoscopic removal of mesh

  1. Question Laparoscopic removal of mesh
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    Patient presented with persistent groin pain. Diagnostic lap performed which revealed a wadded mesh plug that was removed via lap. Not sure how to code



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    Milwaukee WI
    Default 49329 Unlisted Laparascopy Procedure
    Hard to tell for sure without seeing the op, but I think you'll have to go with 49329 Unlisted. I would base fee on 49402.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Thank you. I was thinking that was the only option I had as well.


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