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Tip of the Week: Repair of Parastomal Hernia

By Lori Becks, RHIA
July 13, 2011

Repair of a parastomal hernia can be reported with one of the incisional hernia repair codes from 49560-49566 if the stoma itself requires no revision. If the stoma is revised along with the hernia repair, report code 44346 Revision of colostomy; with repair of paracolostomy hernia.

 

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