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  1. Lori Posted 1 Year(s) agoRelated Topics

    Our provider saw a patient for stent removal. The patient had a stent on the right and one on the left removed " The right stent was grasped with the grasper and removed without difficulty. , The scope was advanced per urethra into the bladder , The left stent was grasped with the grasper and removed without difficulty". Should this be coded as 52310, 52310,59,76? OR 52310 x2?

  2. SuperCoder Posted 1 Year(s) ago

    MUE (Medicare unlikely edits) of this code is one. Hence it would not be appropriate to bill this code with 2 units. Please append modifier 59 and 76 with CPT code 52310 to suggest distinct procedural service and repeat service by the same physician.  

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  • Posted by 7520 Lori, 1 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.