AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 12 (December)

Surgery/Urinary System (December 2001)

December 2001 page 7a Coding Consultation Urinary System, Surgery, 51795, 51797 (Q&A) Question How should I report a voiding pressure study and an intraabdominal voiding pressure test? AMA Comment If a voiding pressure study and an intra-abdominal voiding pressure test are both separately performed, then both codes 51795, Voiding pressure studies (VP); bladder voiding pressure, any technique, and 51797, intra-abdominal voiding pressure (AP) (rectal, gastric, intraperitoneal), may be reported to identify the two procedures performed. A separate report and interpretation should also be provided for these services. Urinary System, Surgery, 51795, 51797 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 2001; December...

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