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Ileostomy reversal in post op period

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    I am unsure which modifier to use (58, 78, 79) for an ileostomy reversal due to unwanted ileostomy within 90 days of the initial colon resection.


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    Since you are stated unwanted, I would eliminate -58, and -78 and go with -79.

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