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    Question Gold seeds after prostatectomy

    I'm hoping someone might have some insight on this. We have urologists that are planning to place gold seed markers after the patient has had a prostatectomy. Normally we would bill 55876, but since the prostate was removed the oncologist (not part of our group) passed along info to us that we...
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    Help with hernia repair

    I need some help with the below op report...We are having issues with getting it paid. The insurance company didn't like 49557 or 49659. It's confusing because the Dr. seems to go between laparoscopic and open. I was thinking maybe it would be 49553 ?? Any input is greatly appreciated...
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    Help with hernia repair

    I need some help with the below op report...We are having issues with getting it paid. The insurance company didn't like 49557 or 49659. It's confusing because the Dr. seems to go between laparoscopic and open. I was thinking maybe it would be 49553 ?? Any input is greatly appreciated...
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    46320 VS 46255? Help!

    I've come across the same problem...does anyone have any ideas??
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    Re-excision of margins

    Can someone please help??
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    Re-excision of margins

    Does anyone have an idea for procedure code for this op report?? The code that was used for the pre-cert was 21930, but the Dr had already removed the mass that was there and was going back in to excise the margins. Thank you! PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: abdominal wall metastasis POSTOPERATIVE...
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    Anal advancement flap for anal fissure

    Does anyone know which CPT code I should use for this procedure? Thank you! PREOP DX: Anal fissure POSTOP DX: same PROCEDURE: Anal advancement flap FINDINGS: an anterior skin tag noted, with a fissure to either side of the tag. There was also a posterior anal fissure. The sphincter...
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