AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 5 (May)

Digestive, 47120 (Q&A) (May 1998)

May 1998 page 10e Coding Consultation Digestive, 47120 (Q&A) Question How would you report a hepatic lymph node removal with a partial lobectomy done on the same date of service? AMA Comment For the removal of hepatic lymph node done with a partial lobectomy you would report code 47120-22 for the partial lobectomy done with a hepatectomy. The -22 modifier is to denote that lymph nodes were removed as well. You would need to provide documentation to support the usage of the -22 modifier. Digestive, 47120 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; May 1998 page 10e ...

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