- PG04708 indicates a prolonged laparoscopic surgery (per 15 minutes or major portion thereof). This fee item is not payable if you bill for multiple surgical procedures.
- PG04714 indicates a prolonged open surgery (per 15 minutes or major portion thereof). This fee item is not payable if you bill for multiple surgical procedures. The exception is that 04001 can be billed when a laparoscopic procedure is converted to open. G04714 is billed when an open case originally started as a laparoscopic procedure and will be paid after 2 hours total surgical time.
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