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General Surgery Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Distinguish FNA, PNB

Question: I'm trying to code a claim for a "fine needle" prostate biopsy procedure, but I'm not sure how to proceed. Please help. SuperCoder Subscriber Answer: You provide some possibly contradictory information in your question, and if that reflects the op report, it may explain your difficulty in assigning the correct code. Two directions: When using a needle to sample [...]