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TURP W/ BIOPSY

Marisela Posted Tue 15th of October, 2019 15:01:10 PM
When the physician performs a TRANSRECTAL finger-guided biopsy of the prostate (55700) for elevated PSA and also performs a TURP(52601) for BPH, would modifier -XS be appropriate or would it be -79?
SuperCoder Answered Wed 16th of October, 2019 02:59:32 AM
Hi nbsp CPT code biopsy prostate needle or punch single or multiple any approach cannot be reported with transurethral electrosurgical resection of prostate including control of postoperative bleeding compete vasectomy meatotomy cystourethroscopy urethral calibration and or dilation and internal urethrotomy are included if the procedures are performed on the same...

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