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    Default cpt code for subtotal colectomy

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    Can someone help me with a cpt code for a subtotal colectomy

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    Smile subtotal colectomy

    try 45121 it includes subtotal colectomy. Hope this helps, Nancy Simpson, CPC

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    Apr 2007
    Newton, NJ

    Default Colectomy Subtotal

    45121 Is open with Complete Proctectomy. How does that refer to Subtotal? I am just interested. Not trying to correct anyone. Thanks.


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    Apr 2007
    Kokomo, IN


    look at your 442xx codes for partial by lap. It refers you on if it's open.
    Anna Weaver, CPC, CPMA, CEMC
    Associate Auditor

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