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    What code would I use for a Laparoscopic repair internal hernia?? I am thinking I would use 44238....any other suggestions??

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    Apr 2007
    Vancouver Washington


    I use 44238 if an internal hernia (intestinal) is repaired laparoscopically (or reduced)

    Jaime Wicklund, CPC

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