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Urology Coding Alert

Pediatric Urology:

Repair Your Hypospadias Procedure Coding With 3 Steps

Focus on initial versus complication first. When your urologist performs a hypospadias repair procedure on a pediatric patient, there are several codes that could apply, which makes your job a challenge.  You’ll start by determining if your urologist is performing an initial repair (54300-54336), a repair of complications (54340-54348), or a repair of a hypospadias cripple (54352). Read on to [...]

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