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Aspiration Ascites

garivo06 Posted Thu 09th of March, 2017 14:27:10 PM
Hi- my question is if the aspiration of malignant ascites at the time the debulking 58950 is being performed separately billable with cpt code 49082. the op note only mentions suctioning with poole suction thank you,
SuperCoder Answered Thu 09th of March, 2017 23:47:37 PM

Hi,

No suctioning is a part of CPT 58950 or 58952. Also code 58950 and 49082 have CCI conflict.

Thanks

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