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Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Report 52630 for Repeat TURP

Question: A urologist who is not in our practice performed a TURP on a patient in 2014 but the procedure failed. Is there a CPT® code for a repeat TURP? Minnesota Subscriber Answer: Based on the description you give, the best code for this situation is 52630 (Transurethral resection; residual or regrowth of obstructive prostate tissue including control of postoperative bleeding, complete…).

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