AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 12 (December)

Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy Intestinal Resection, 56348 (Q&A) (December 1998)

December 1998 page 8a Coding Consultation Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy Intestinal Resection, 56348 (Q&A) Question May code 56348 be reported for "each" intestinal resection performed? AMA Comment If more than one laparoscopic large or small bowel resection is performed at the same session, code 56348 should be reported for the initial resection and 56348-51 reported for the subsequent resection procedure(s). Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy Intestinal Resection, 56348 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; December 1998 page 8a ...

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