Laparoscopic Procedures on the Prostate CPT® Code range 55866- 55866

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Prostate 55866-55866 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 55866- 55866
Laparoscopic Procedures on the Prostate
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November 14, 2022
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November 07, 2022
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November 01, 2022
Your words will carry more weight when you approach doctors in a thoughtful respectful way. In the coding and auditing world the provider is in the drivers seat. Generally the provider documents the s... [ Read More ]
My doctor just started placing a umbilical stem cell wrap around the nerve bundles in a robotic radical prostatectomy to allow improved erectile dysfunction recovery. Would this be included in 55866?... [ Read More ]
Another method of billing for this scenario would be 51999 and bench marked to 51590 and add 38571 for the bilateral pelvic node resection as well as 55866 for the radical prostatectomy.... [ Read More ]
Pre/Post operative Diagnosis: 1. Bladder cancer Procedure: 1. Robot assisted laparoscopic cystectomy with bilateral lymphadenectomy 2. Robotic intra-corporeal Ileal conduit urinary diversion 3. R... [ Read More ]
Hello, We have a provider who performed a robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy but did not preserve the neurovascular bundle. CPT 55866 indicates the code description as "including nerve sparin... [ Read More ]
Hi! Doctor did a radical laparoscopic prostatectomy with total pelvic lymphadenectomy. 55866, 38571. Now the patient has elevated PSA again, and so doctor did an extended pelvic lymphadenectomy, lapar... [ Read More ]
The mesh was there becuase of a prior inguinal hernia repair. Provider said There was an excessive amount of mesh that was adherent to the anterior bladder wall. This was prohibitive from us fully dro... [ Read More ]
Thank you for the note. Adding modifier-22 to 55866 would be good or coding the unlisted CPT code 27299 and bench mark it to 27070 would also seem appropriate.... [ Read More ]
I need help for a CPT code for this. My provider did a robotic radical prostatectomy, bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection, and excision of pubic tubercle (partial). He identified that is was touchi... [ Read More ]
Your coding is not correct. Bench mark the 51999 to 51570, an open total cystectomy, and also bill for an open ileal conduit with 50820-50 as reported in the operative report. Some carriers will inclu... [ Read More ]
The Veress needle was introduced through the umbilicus into the abdomen. The abdomen was insufflated to 15 cm of water pressure. Above the umbilicus an 8 mm incision was made with the Bovie. The ca... [ Read More ]