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Urology Coding Alert

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Dig Into Your 'G' Codes and 'C' Modifiers When Reporting Stress Incontinence Physiotherapy

Forget the ‘G’ code and you’ll be denied. When your urologist orders physiotherapy for a female patient with stress urinary incontinence (N39.3, Stress incontinence [female] [male]), don’t forget to assign one of three G codes to the claim: G8990 — Other physical or occupational therapy primary functional limitation, current status, at therapy episode outset and at reporting intervals G8991 — [...]