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repair of the diastasie recti

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    Everett, Washington (20622)
    Question repair of the diastasie recti
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    Does anybody know if there is a spcific code that should be reported for the repair of the diastasie recti in conjunction with umbilical hernia repair done by a general surgeon.

    My understanding is that I would bill CPT Code 49585 and the corresponding ICD-9 code for that procedure.and the diastasis recti procedure as CPT 49999 - Unlisted Procedure. Any help would be great!!!! Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by shellott; 09-04-2007 at 12:50 PM.

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