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Excision of Gastric Fistula - posted this question

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    I had posted this question before but did not get any responses. I thought I would try again. Does anyone know what CPT code I would use for excision of a gastric fistula?

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    It would depend upon where the passage is leading.

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    from the anterior gastric wall to the intra-abdominal wall

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    I'm afraid you may be stuck with 43999 (unlisted).

    ~L
    CPC, CGSC, COSC

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    Thanks, that is what I was afraid of.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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