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Gladys Posted Fri 04th of April, 2014 14:13:48 PM

A Uterus with or without tubes and ovaries is generally an 88307 however if there is a neoplasm then we have been doing 88309 because it is "neoplastic"
One of our physicians is saying that a Brenner tumor that was found in one of the ovaries does not institute us using a 88309 even though it is coded as a neoplasm (if benign) 220. Would it not be classified as "neoplastic"?
Now if it is a 218.9 leiomyoma, we have been leaving it at a `88307'

Have we been doing this correctly?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 08th of April, 2014 17:21:27 PM

This would be 88307 for the uterus (non-neoplastic/prolapse), plus 88307 for ovary (neoplastic), which is no longer incidental because it shows distinct pathology.
You are correct that neoplastic uterus earns 88309, unless it’s a leiomyoma, which remains 88307.

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