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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Contemplating a Robotic Surgery Surcharge? Read This First

Question: I know that very few payers reimburse at all for S2900 (Surgical techniques requiring use of robotic surgical system [list separately in addition to code for primary procedure]). However, could a “robotic surgery surcharge” be implemented using this code, and then billed to the patient if the insurance denies it as a non-covered service? We are beginning to report S2900 [...]