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Takedown of gastrocutaneous fistula, need help coding

  1. Question Takedown of gastrocutaneous fistula, need help coding
    Medical Coding Books
    Need help coding an open takedown of a gastrocutaneous fistula at old Stamm gastrostomy tube site. I am trying to avoid an unlisted procedure.

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    Northeast Kansas AAPC
    look at 44640 and see if that work

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    Pittsburgh Central
    When fistula is due to a prior gastrostomy tube, I use 43870.

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