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Urology Coding Alert

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Let Operative Report Guide Your Code Decision for Polyp Excision

Question: I need help coding an “excision of ureteral polyp.” I found one code for the excision of urethral polyp, but that’s not what I need. The physician made an incision abdominally, incised the ureter to remove the polyp, and then sutured in layers, leaving a drain. What code should I use? Florida Subscriber Answer: CPT® does not include a [...]

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