tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 4

Coding Update: Navigate Cystourethroscopy and Prostate Surgery Coding With These Tips

Don’t miss these guideline adjustments to 52601 and 55700. Every coder knows that the descriptors aren’t the only things that keep you on track with reporting. Guidelines, tips, and other notes the AMA shares help ensure that you’re submitting the correct codes for each encounter – which is why you should always pay close attention to them. The following constitute previously reported “Coding Tips” and two new tips which could affect how you submit claims this year. Coding tip example 1: Code 52005 (Cystourethroscopy with ureteral catheterization, with or without irrigation, instillation, or ureteropyelography, exclusive...

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