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  1. #1
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    Default Need CPT code for TAPP

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    Hi Everyone,

    Need CPT code for "Laprascopic preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair(TAPP)" with mesh.

    49650 is enough for this scenario?

    please help me.

    Advance thanks to all,


  2. #2

    Default CPT code for TAPP

    Yes...49650 includes the placement of mesh into the abdominal cavity to cover the defect.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    Lima, Ohio


    What if the patient has "no true hernia defect"? Physician indicated that patient had "eventration of the abdominal wall" Mesh was placed in the inguinal region.

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