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Question: I'm trying to code anesthesia for a urethrocystoscopy for fulguration of a bladder tumor. The code 00910 is for transurethral procedures (not otherwise specified), but 00912 is for transurethral resection of a bladder tumor. Fulguration is not the same as resection. I can't seem to find the appropriate code. How should I code the anesthesia? West Virginia Subscriber Answer: Because [...]


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