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Complex abdominal wall reconstruction

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    Coding a complex abd wall reconstruction with release in the posterior rectus sheath......of 30 cm.
    Can anyone help?
    Christine L, CPC

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    I answered my own question .......since there is not a CPT for the maneuver, it does fall into the realm of a Complex Closure..........I use the 13101 (release)Complex repair - trunk, first 7.5 cm. The size of the defect must be documented in order to code this accurately.
    Christine L, CPC

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    Are you able to post a "scrubbed" version of the op note? It sounds a lot more extensive to me than a typical complex wound closure.


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