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CPT Code(s) for TURP and TUV

Marquette Posted Thu 07th of July, 2016 11:50:45 AM
Hello, Is there a different CPT code for TURP and TUV (Transurethral vaporization)? If any, please provide the specific CPT code for TUV Thank you
SuperCoder Answered Fri 08th of July, 2016 02:03:22 AM
Greetings! Thanks for your query. Please note that there are different codes for TURP and TUV. For TURP, you should report CPT code 52601 and for TUV, you should report CPT code 52648. 52601 - (Transurethral electrosurgical resection of prostate, including control of postoperative bleeding, complete (vasectomy, meatotomy, cystourethroscopy, urethral calibration and/or dilation, and internal urethrotomy are included)) 52648 - (Laser vaporization of prostate, including control of postoperative bleeding, complete (vasectomy, meatotomy, cystourethroscopy, urethral calibration and/or dilation, internal urethrotomy and transurethral resection of prostate are included if performed)) Thanks.

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