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    I need help. Which code do you use for a colostomy reversal ????


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    You Can Use Procedure Codes 44340 - 44345. You Will Need To Review The Operative Report To Level Of The Procedure.

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    Thank you !

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    If by reversal you mean take-down or closure, it's 44620 with no resection, 44626 for closure with resection & colorectal anastomosis, or 44625 for closure with resection & any other type of anastomosis.
    C.Martin CPC-GENSG

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