Partners Posted Thu 11th of February, 2016 07:20:09 AM
I have a case the provider coded 60254 and 38724.She did a thyroidectomy with radical neck dissection and a cervical lymphadenectomy(modified radical dissection). I'm not sure if I can report 60254 with 37824.Please advise.
Total thyroidectomy with pretracheal and bilateralcentral neck lymph node dissections. Right lateral level two A, two B,three, four, and five lymph node dissection. Left lateral level two, threeand four lymph node dissections, intraoperative RLN monitoring.
SuperCoder Answered Fri 12th of February, 2016 05:20:55 AM
Yes the codes are correct and they can be billed together.