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    Default Lap Median Arcuate Ligament Release

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    I need help coding this procedure. This was a co-surgery
    One surgeron performed the Laparscopic exposure of the celiac artery/median arcuate ligament. The other surgeon performed the arcuate liagment release. I have NO IDEA, how I should code this. Let me know if you more info from the op-reports.


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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Check with other surgeon's office

    Check with the other surgeon's office. If this is truly a co-surgery, both surgeons will use the exact same CPT code(s) with -62 modifier.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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