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Thread: Lap resection w/o anastomosis

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    Default Lap resection w/o anastomosis

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    I am looking for a CPT for a Laparoscopic segmental colon resection of the cecum without anastomosis. Dx was benign polyp. Can anyone help????

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    I don't see any CPT code - I would go with the unlisted code 44238

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    I tried 44238 and sent the op notes and it was denied!

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    try 44202 w/ a mod 52.
    Last edited by sundaey; 04-21-2008 at 02:54 PM.
    Malama pono,

    Sundae Yomes

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