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Lap closure of enterostomy

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    Help-looking for a code for Lap closure of enterostomy with NO resection or anastomsis done so can't use 44227. Does 44227-52 work better than an unlisted code?

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    Vancouver Washington
    we use an unlisted code (44238), the equivelant open code is 44620, I think we charge 130% of the open code

    Hope this helps!!

    Jaime Wicklund, CPC

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    this does help!

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