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    Default Repositioning of lap band port

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    A month ago a patient had a lap band procedure , now a month later patient is back with repositioning of lap band port- without replacement. wOULD THE CODE BE 43771? if not what else ?diagnosis code was a malpositioned lap band port

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    We don't do at our ASC but I would go unlisted 43659....any other thoughts?

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    Apr 2007


    When we do a revision of a band for slippage we do use 43771 and it does get paid.

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    What about using 43771 with a 52 modifier?

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