AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2017 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Ileal conduit endoscopy

Patient with bladder cancer and a history of cystectomy and ileal conduit presents with stomal stenosis. He is prepped and has the stoma dilated with straight sounds. Then a flexible endoscopy of the ileal conduit was performed showing no trauma and the dilatation was completed and a new appliance was placed. Would CPT codes 44799 and 44380 be the correct codes for the procedures performed? ...

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