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Thread: Lap gastric band placement w/ hiatal hernia repair

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    Default Lap gastric band placement w/ hiatal hernia repair

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    Any suggestions on how to code this one? I can't find any laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair codes. Not sure if this would be included in the gastric band placement?

    Thanks for any help!
    Leanne, CPC
    General/Vascular Surgery

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    You could try 43770 and 49659-51.

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    i code for a bariatric surgeon and i use 43281 or 43282 dx 553.3 and 43770-59 . hope this help

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    We also use 43281 (or 43282 if mesh is used).

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