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JustCoding News: Outpatient, May 2, 2012

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Stapled transanal rectal resection, what CPT code would you use for this procedure? I keep getting 45999 [unlisted procedure, rectum]. The surgeon is stating it should be 45505 [proctoplasty; for prolaspe of mucus membrane]. I believe it should be 45999. Does anyone have any further ideas?

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