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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Hysteroscope With Retained Products of Conception

Question: We billed a 59820 – DX O02.1. The patient was still bleeding, so we brought her back 2 weeks later and performed a 58558 with DX- O02.1. Can we bill a 58558 when my doctor did the hysteroscopy for retained products of conception? Texas Subscriber Answer: No, because at this point, she is still in the "incomplete" abortion stage. [...]