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    coding help needed. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with hassan tech, adhesiolysis. I used code 47562. Is adyhesiolysis included in this code. I know I can't use 44180.

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    I don't code lysis of adjesions unless it says they are extensive.

    See this post here http://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forum...p?t-10177.html
    Last edited by JulesofColorado; 11-29-2010 at 02:55 PM.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Thank you, that answered my question.

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