AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2008 Issue 1


A 77-year-old female found to have a right ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction with poor drainage of the kidney underwent a retrograde and ureteral stent placement previously. She is now presenting for an elective Accusize endopyelotomy. The Accusize endopyelotomy performed via cystoscopy is brought up to the ureter where the pyelogram is performed. What is the correct code assignment for the Accusize endopyelotomy procedure? ...

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