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General Surgery Coding Alert

CPT® 2018: Greet New Laparoscopic Peritoneal-Lymphadenectomy Code


- Published on Thu, Mar 15, 2018
38573 encompasses washings, biopsies, and more. Prior to January 1, only an unlisted code could describe a far-reaching peritoneoscopy involving biopsy(ies), washings, and resection of omentum and multiple regional lymph nodes. Now you have a new code to capture this type of procedure, which your surgeon might perform for patients with conditions such as ovarian, cervical, or prostate cancer. Read [...]





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