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Urology Coding Alert

Documentation Tip:
Get Your Physicians to Document More Details Than 'Partial' or 'Complete'

Ensure that you know what they mean by each term. The extent of treatment of prostate gland obstruction is often difficult to determine when the urologist starts to use the terms "partial" or "complete" because these terms have different meanings to different urologists. Also, many times the only obstructive anatomy of the prostate is a large middle or median lobe [...]

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