Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy coding

The patient came with chronic cholecystitis and the physician did laparoscopic cholecystectomy. What are the ICD and CPT codes that should be reported ?


1        575.11      Chronic Cholecystitis

PX      CODE      DESCRIPTION         

1        51.23         Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy                

CPT   CODE        DESCRIPTION             
1         47562       Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy  

Note: The physician may also perform cholangiography and/or exploration of common duct with laparoscopic cholecystectomy.  If either of these services are also performed along with laparoscopic cholecystectomy than there are combination CPT codes for laparoscopic  cholecystectomy  with cholangiography and laparoscopic cholecystectomy with exploration of common duct as follows:

47563   Laparoscopic cholecystectomy  with cholangiography
47564   Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with exploration of common duct

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