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Old 11-08-2011, 10:57 AM
Leanne Leanne is offline
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Default Lap gastric band placement w/ hiatal hernia repair

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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Old 11-08-2011, 11:52 AM
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You could try 43770 and 49659-51.
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:12 PM
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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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Old 11-09-2011, 08:46 AM
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We also use 43281 (or 43282 if mesh is used).
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