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Old 01-17-2008, 04:27 PM
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Exclamation Appropriate code for fulguration of endometriosis?

Hello, I'm trying to code a "fulguration of endometriosis", including a diagnostic laparoscopy. Does anyone have any suggestions on the CPT(s) to use?

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Old 01-18-2008, 07:51 AM
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I come up with 58356, C2618

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Hello, I'm trying to code a "fulguration of endometriosis", including a diagnostic laparoscopy. Does anyone have any suggestions on the CPT(s) to use?

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I come up with 58356, C2618
Thank you so much for the response. I will try that code!
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:36 AM
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I would use 58661 - this includes the diagnostic lap. use the 617.x for the endometriosis.
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If via the laparoscopy then 58662, if you have Encoder Pro check this code on their software. I think it reads fulguration or excision of lesions of the ovary, pelvic visera or peritoneal surface , any method.
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Old 02-28-2008, 09:15 AM
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I think that the information you provided from is way to vague to suggest any CPT codes. However I would definetely not go with the first suggestion as that doesn't even come close to what you described.
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Hello, I'm trying to code a "fulguration of endometriosis", including a diagnostic laparoscopy. Does anyone have any suggestions on the CPT(s) to use?

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I believe it's 58662
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Old 03-31-2008, 07:35 PM
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i would code 58662 if this is laparoscopically performed. Dx lap is included in this code
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I agree with Ellie, Carol, and Garcia use code 58662 it will include the dx lap. ICD-9 code of 617.X.

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Old 05-02-2008, 10:18 AM
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I would use 58662 with the DX 617.__ for whatever site the endometriosis is in.. 58356 is what we use for a cryoablation...Totally different..
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