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Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Get Clear Documentation Before Reporting Multiple Services

Question: The urologist completed cystoscopy with left retrograde pyelogram, left ureteral stent placement, left percutaneous access, left percutaneous nephrostolithotomy, nephrostomy tube placement, and ureteral catheter placement. How dowe code all of these procedures from the same operative session? Arizona Subscriber Answer: You will report several codes, based on your description of all the services provided. Before reporting everything, ensure that [...]

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