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Code Retrograde Urography With 74420 and 52005

Question: How should I code an encounter that included cystoscopy, bilateral retrogrades, and bimanual rectal/pelvic exam under anesthesia? I also documented my interpretation of the x-ray films in the medical records. Ohio Subscriber Answer: Report the encounter as follows: 52005 (Cystourethroscopy, with ureteral catheter­ization, with or without irrigation, instillation, or ureteropyelography, exclusive of radiologic service) 74420 (Urography, retrograde, with or without KUB) [...]

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