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Laparoscopic
Cholecystectomy
Converted to Open
Cholecystectomy -

How Do I Code this
Surgical Procedure?
What CPT Code Should
I Use?
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Take a look at CPT Code 47600-47605 for the Open Cholecystectomy.

DX Cross Over - 574.1x (5th digit) and 574.2x (5th digit). Check the
pathology report for more specific ICD-9 Codes.

You can use a V-Code as Secondary Diagnosis code V64.4
(Laparoscopic surgical procedure converted to open procedure)

I hope this helps.