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TLH radical hysterectomy

garivo06 Posted Wed 22nd of February, 2017 15:31:43 PM
my question is if the provider performed a TLH BSO radical hysterectomy pelvic lymphadenectomy 58548 with out removing para aortic nodes how should it be billed ? thanks -
SuperCoder Answered Thu 23rd of February, 2017 08:22:27 AM

Hi,

There is no CPT code for TLH BSO radical hysterectomy pelvic lymphadenectomy without removal of para aortic nodes.

In case of non removal of aortic nodes, 52 modifier can be appended.

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