Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Incisional hernia is the type of hernia which appears at the site of incompletely healed post-surgical incision. The soft tissues bulge out to form a hernia. Median incisions are frequently found on the abdominal wall. Ventral abdominal incisional hernias are also called as ventral hernias because of their location. Incisional hernias most commonly appear after abdominal surgeries. Incisional hernias may occur in 15 to 20 percent cases of abdominal surgery. Incisional hernia repair is the procedure of restoration of soft bulging tissues. There are two main types of hernias i.e. reducible hernia and irreducible hernia.

Open Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Cod


Open incisional hernia repair is the process of making an incision near the site of incisional hernia and the bulging tissues are restored to their original position. The incision is then stitched with sutures and mesh to avoid the reoccurrence of hernia. The CPT code of this procedure is 49560-66.

Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code


Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair is the process of inserting a laparoscope in the body. The laparoscope has a mounted camera which shows the internal imaging of abdominal wall and hernia. After laparoscopy, the incision is stitched with mesh or suture to avoid reoccurrence. The CPT code of this process is 49654-57.

Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Ventral incisional hernia repair can be performed either with open or laparoscopic technique. After the restoration of bulging tissue back to its place, the incision is closed with mesh or suture. The CPT code used for ventral incisional hernia repair is 49560-66.

Recurrent Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Recurrent incisional hernia is common among people. The hernia, even after treatment, keeps coming back. So the open incisional hernia repair technique is used to stitch the post-surgical incompletely healed incisions. The CPT code used for this procedure is in the range of 49656- 57.

Robotic Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Robotic incisional hernia repair is the other name of laparoscopic incisional hernia repair. In this process, a laparoscope with a camera on top is inserted inside the body to treat hernia. And the incision is stictchedwith a mesh or suture. The CPT code used for this process is 49654-57.

Incarcerated Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

The incarcerated incisional hernia is recurrent hernia which appears again and again. It requires maintenance for the hernia. The incarcerated incisional hernia repair can be done either with open or laparoscopic technique. The CPT code for this process is 49656-57.

Multiple Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

Multiple incisional hernia can be repaired in a single treatment. Multiple incisional hernia mostly appear after an abdominal surgery. The repair can be done either by laparoscopic or open technique. Mesh or suture are used for incision closure. The CPT code used is 49652.

Open Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair CPT Code

The ventral incision hernia is found on abdominal walland the repair can be performed by making an incision near the site of hernia present. The incision is closed with mesh or suture. The CPT code for this procedure is 49560-66.

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