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Iguinal exploration

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    Patient was suppose to have an inguinal herina repair but doctor did n ot do one because there was none. Operatve report states RIGHT INGUINAL EXPLORATION -CPT CODE -?

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    If this was an open procedure, I would go with 49000. If it was a laparoscopic procedure, I would go with 49320.

    Hope this helps.


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    thanks treetoad it was open

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