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Old 10-26-2012, 01:17 PM
rgrimes rgrimes is offline
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Default laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy, diverting loop ileostomy

What CPT codes(s) would be used for laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy, mobilization of splenic flexure and diverting loop ileostomy? I know I would use 44213 for mobilization of splenic flexure, but I am having a hard time determining the correct code(s) for the sigmoid colectomy and diverting loop ileostomy.

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Ruth Ann
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:01 AM
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Without seeing the operative note I would use 44204 for the sigmoid colectomy, 44213 for the splenic flexure and 44188 for the diverting loop ileostomy.
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