AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Umbilical Hernia Repair with Umbilicoplasty

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Umbilical Hernia Repair with Umbilicoplasty

    AAPC: Back to School
    Please help. What codes would you use for:

    Umbilical Hernia Repair with Umbilicoplasty?

    Thank you very much!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    49585. Repair umbilical hernia, age 5 years or older; reducible
    CPT Assistant.Volume 4, Issue -1, 1994
    CPT Assistant.Volume 17, Issue 11, November 2007
    CPT Assistant.Volume 18, Issue 6, June 2008

    49587. Repair umbilical hernia, age 5 years or older; incarcerated or strangulated

    Please post the scrubbed op note

Similar Threads

  1. Umbilical Hernia repair
    By R1CPC in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-17-2015, 02:20 PM
  2. Umbilical Hernia Repair
    By tldixon@mokancomm.net in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-17-2013, 08:24 AM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-23-2011, 02:09 PM
  4. lap Inguinal hernia w/ open umbilical hernia repair
    By ihaghighat in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 09-30-2009, 05:55 AM
  5. umbilical hernia repair
    By sherryo35 in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-27-2007, 12:29 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.