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Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Report Gold Seed Marker Placements with A4648

Question: The urologist completed a transrectal ultrasound, ultrasound for guidance, and placement of marker seeds in the office. How do I report the gold seed marker placement? Arkansas Subscriber Answer: Begin by reporting 55876 (Placement of interstitial device(s) for radiation therapy guidance (eg, fiducial markers, dosimeter), prostate (via needle, any approach), single or multiple) for the actual marker seed placement. For the [...]

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