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Tammy Posted Thu 05th of November, 2015 14:48:30 PM

Diagnostic laparoscopy, LOA (additional 20 minutes of OR time), LSO, pelvic fluid collection, pelvic irrigation, hysteroscopy D&C.

I am billing 58558 for the procedure. What do I do with the 20min additional documented? Also I do not code for the diagnostic lap?
please let me know thanks!

SuperCoder Answered Fri 06th of November, 2015 06:53:21 AM

You can append modifier 22 with the CPT code for increase procedural service. Make sure to provide the complete documentation to support the extra work for billing the procedure.

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