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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

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Decipher This Biopsy Scenario

Question: What CPT® code should I report for a "fine needle" prostate biopsy procedure? Oregon Subscriber Answer: When using a needle to sample the prostate gland, a surgeon might take one of two paths. First, he might take a prostate needle biopsy (PNB) specimen - a small piece of tissue extracted through a hollow-core needle. Or, he might take a [...]

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