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    the procedure performed: exploratory laparoscopy, converted to laparotomy,small bowel resection with primary anastomosis. the code i want to use for this is 44120. any help would be great

    thanks

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    I think 44120 is the correct code.

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    I also agree with 44120

    ~L
    CPC, CGSC, COSC

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