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Q: A 67-year-old man is admitted for a pancreatectomy. A CT scan performed last week revealed a mass in the tail and body of the pancreas. The patient is prepped and anesthesia administered. The
pancreas is exposed through an abdominal incision. At the junction of the head and body of the pancreas, transection of the pancreas is accomplished with removal of the distal portion of the pancreas. The wound is closed with staples, and the patient is taken to recovery. Select the correct CPT code(s) for the surgeon to bill for the this service:
A: The codes are 189.0, 189.2
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User: A 67-year-old man is admitted for a pancreatectomy. A CT scan performed last week revealed a mass in the tail and body of the pancreas. The patient is prepped and anesthesia administered. The pancreas is exposed through an abdominal incision. At the junction of the head and body of the pancreas, transection of the pancreas is accomplished with removal of the distal portion of the pancreas. The wound is closed with staples, and the patient is taken to recovery. Select the correct CPT code(s) for the surgeon to bill for the this service:

Weegy: The codes are 189.0, 189.2
uxiali|Points 112|

User: A 67-year-old man is admitted for a pancreatectomy. A CT scan performed last week revealed a mass in the tail and body of the pancreas. The patient is prepped and anesthesia administered. The pancreas is exposed through an abdominal incision. At the junction of the head and body of the pancreas, transection of the pancreas is accomplished with removal of the distal portion of the pancreas. The wound is closed with staples, and the patient is taken to recovery. Select the appropriate ICD-9-CM Volume III procedure code for the significant procedure.

Weegy: The codes are 189.0, 189.2
uxiali|Points 112|

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