Nov 30th, 2015 - CLM1976 1
CPT® Code Confusion for Ileostomy Reversal
Patient has had Subtotal Colectomy with Ileostomy Placement in 2001.
Patient has had Ileostomy Revision - Creation of Brooke Ileostomy in 2008.
In 2014, Patient is informed by Surgeon that she is a candidate for Ileostomy Reversal through surgery.
For the Ileostomy Reversal surgery procedure, the surgeon provided the following...
Diagnosis and ICD-9 Provided by surgeon for the patient : (V44.2 Ileostomy)
Procedure and CPT® Code(s) Provided by surgeon for patient: (49000 Exploratory Laparotomy AND 44625 Ileostomy Reversal)
Would the CPT® Codes provided by the surgeon be correct for an Ileostomy Reversal?