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    I need to code this surgery and could use a little help; Pt had a total abd hysterectomy, omentectomy, appendectomy, and lymph node dissection. From what I've researched, I see that the appy can't be billed separately b/c it was incidental, and it looks like the omentectomy is included also. Have any suggestions? This is too much to bundle into 58150 alone. If it's all bundled, what about a 22 mod? - thanks

    I found the code I was looking for - the pathology report came back confirming ovarian Ca, so I used 58951.
    Last edited by lorilynn7657; 02-03-2012 at 10:52 AM. Reason: found the code I was looking for

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