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Urology Coding Alert

Coding Refresher:

Follow These 4 Tips for Reporting 51701 for Catheter Placement

Starting point: ‘Indwelling’ detail helps start you in the right direction. Catheter placement is a common-enough procedure for a urologist to perform, but sometimes even the simplest of procedures merit a coding refresher. Consider this your update on correctly reporting 51701 (Insertion of non-indwelling bladder catheter [e.g., straight catheterization for residual urine]), made easy with real-world advice from some urology experts. [...]

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