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Urology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Laparoscopic Bladder Removal + Open Ileal Loop


- Published on Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Question: Two urologists worked on a case, but neither was present for the other physician’s part of the surgery. Doctor 1 completed a laparoscopic bladder removal, then Doctor 2 performed an open ileal loop. They were both primary surgeons on the total case but performed distinct parts of the entire procedure. How should I code their work? Nevada Subscriber Answer: [...]


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