tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2018 Issue 7

Case Studies: Refine Your Prostatectomy Coding Skillset with these Scenarios

Know when to rely on a specific set of modifiers to help your cause. Prostatectomy procedures are commonly performed in outpatient facilities such as ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs). Despite their frequent occurrence, outpatient facility coders are often vocal in voicing their concerns in coding these complicated surgeries. Whether simple or radial, laparoscopic or open approach, you’ve got to have a firm handle on how to handle any prostatectomy coding scenario that arises. Refresh your knowledge of coding tactics based on three scenarios from Outpatient Facility Coding Alert subscribers. Scenario 1: Simple Laparoscopic Prostatectomy = 55899 Question: I need...

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