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Laparoscopic Essure Removal

Senia Posted Tue 09th of August, 2016 08:32:12 AM
How would we code for laparoscopic Essure removal done at the time of a bilateral salpingectomy.
SuperCoder Answered Wed 10th of August, 2016 08:29:26 AM

If surgeon is performing laparoscopic bilateral salpingectomy with laparoscopic essure removal then laparoscopic essure removal  will not be coded separately, and use laparoscopic salpingectomy code with a 22 modifier for the extra work of removing the essure coil. 

CPT code  laparoscopic bilateral salpingectomy -58661


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