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  1. #1
    Long Island/New York
    Default 44110 with 44140
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    When is it appropriate to report 44110 with 44140 in the same session? Is there certain documentation guidelines that need to be mentioned or are these always bundles? Thanks..

  2. #2
    Kansas City, MO
    The documentation would need to support that the procedures were different sections of the bowel. Then you could bill both, with a -59 on the 44110.

    If your surgeon removed a lesion then decided he better just take a segment of bowel at that same spot, then onlt the 44140 would be billable.
    Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC,CCC, AAPC Fellow
    PMCC Licensed Instructor
    2018 Chapter President, Kansas City, MO

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