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Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Don’t Jump to Unbundle 76000 From 50590

Question: Are we allowed to bill 50590 with 76000? Delaware Subscriber Answer: According to the latest Correct Coding Initiative edits, code 76000 (Fluoroscopy (separate procedure), up to 1 hour physician or other qualified health care professional time) is bundled into code 50590 (Lithotripsy, extracorporeal shock wave) as an integral part of the procedure. You can potentially “break” the coding edit [...]

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