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Cherie Posted Wed 11th of November, 2015 07:55:28 AM

My Dr. removed all components of an AUS and only replaced the cuff at the same session. Would I use 53447 with a 52 modifier? Please advise. Thanks

SuperCoder Answered Thu 12th of November, 2015 05:28:00 AM

Yes, if the provider removes or replaces any one of the component of artificial urinary sphincter, append modifier 52, Reduced services, with the code 53447.

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