Sliding Hiatal Hernia

May 26, 2016

How do I code for an open repair of a sliding hiatal hernia?

Per CPT, report code 43327 for an open repair of a sliding hiatal hernia via a laparotomy approach and 43328 for the repair via a thoracotomy approach. For more detailed information about hiatal hernias; laparoscopic approaches, coding with bariatric surgery, and more, sign up for an upcoming ACS course in Nashville, Dallas or Chicago. Click here or contact 312-642-5616 for more information.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 05/26/16.

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