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    Unhappy Laparoscopic Appendectomy

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    My Dr. Performed A Laparoscopic Appendectomy. Appendix Was Normal By Pathology. Dx Turned Out To Be Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.

    Can Someone Tell Me, Would I Still Code 44970 Or Would I Code 49320?

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    I would bill the 44970 and use the symtoms as the diagnosis. Hope this helps.


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    Ditto -44970

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