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Urology Coding Alert

Prostate Procedures:

Avoid Repeat TURP Denials By Learning When 52601 Applies -- And When It Doesn't

Know when you need modifiers 58 and 78. Coding the first transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) procedure a patient undergoes, is fairly straightforward, but when the patient needs a follow-up or repeat procedure, coding for the second procedure can get complicated. You need to scour your urologist’s documentation to capture all the details, including critical history notes, before choosing your [...]