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    Question 99211 , 96372 coding when patient brings his own Testosterone Medication

    I work for a Urology Practice. The patient brings his own medication for Testosterone. We are questioning coding for 99211 &/or96372. The nurse is injecting medication the patient brings to office. In the Office note signed by the MD it is documented as there is HPI, PQRI, Allergies, Medication...
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    Question 51700 with 51703

    I have a question I need confirmation on. 51700 & 51703. Our scrubbing program has terminology that I want to clarify. 51700 is the 2ndry procedure to 51703 therefore it is the one bundled and should not be billed with 51703? Usually the cath's are the 2nday procedure and are bundled with a...
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    Question Urology coding question

    Medicare is denying payment for coaptite injection using 51715. It seems that they do not like any of the incontinence diagnosis codes but that is all the doctor describes as far as diagnosis. Does anyone else have this problem? Or is there any other diagnosis code I could possibly use?
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    Question Physician coding for outpatient procedure

    Can anyone give me suggestions for coding and billing this scenario. My patient has a procedure done in the office every month code 53855 (urethral stent change) . The physician performed a different procedure for another diagnosis/reason in the hospital as an outpatient (22) on this patient...
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    CPT 52441 + 52442 BCBS

    Has anyone received reimbursement for cpt 52441+52441. We have been billing this procedure and it keeps getting denied as investigation/not medically necessary. This is for BCBS in the state of NY. Has anyone else been having issues? If so please provide any guidance. Thank you.
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    Clarification Regarding CKD Stages

    Hi, if different CKD stages are present in Medical Record , which Stage we can capture? ex: PMH- ckd stage 2, Assessment: 1. chronic kidney disease stage 3 2. Acute Renal Failure 3. CKD stage 4 Now what are the codes can we capture?
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    CUC Exam Prep & References

    I am studying for the CUC Exam and want to make sure if the AMA CPT Coding Essentials for Urology & Nephrology 2018 is approved to take in to the test as a reference book. I understand the CPT & ICD10CM are used and I am prficient with those books but find I use this book a great deal in the...
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    SNF and Office Procedures

    We do urinary testing in office. We tested on a SNF patient. Medicare is now requesting their money back. Codes are 51798, 51784, 51741, 51797, 51728. Not sure what to bill to who? Any help appreciated. Thank you, Shana Kalista Billing Manager Bend Urology Associates
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    Premarin Cream Billing Reimbursement?

    Hello We have a doctor we are looking to do procedures at an ASC and is going to use Premarin vaginal cream during some surgical procedures. Is there a code to bill for the Premarin cream, possibly a J code? The ASC is trying to determine how they will get reimbursed for the cost of the cream...
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    AmnioFix injection into stricture

    what CPT code would you use for AmnioFix Injection into urethral stricture? would you use 52283? even though it's not technically a steroid? Or should I just use 52281 for the balloon dilation? Obviously I can't use both. PROCEDURE: In the dorsal lithotomy position under general...
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    Urostym

    We were approached by a representative with Laborie regarding a device called Urostym. He stated if we had our own Urostym device and equipment we could bill for pelvic muscle rehab in our office. We were informed an RN or even an MA could perform the muscle rehab with the Urostym equipment...
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    MRI FUSION FOR PROSTATE BIOPSY in OFFICE question CPT billing-2 questions

    We perform MRI FUSION prostate biopsies in Office setting with a Radiologist that comes in 1x month bringing/using the MRI image disk and Fusion Program that we rent to use and pay him per patient. There is a question of the billing for this by our office. 1.We have been billing 55700...
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    E&M and 51798_modifier

    Hi Please can anyone tell , which modifier we can use with 99214 and 51798 . 51798 is done by urology technician and interpretation has given by urologist , To avoid any denials Help !!!!
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    CPC-A Michigan

    Hello I have an associates degree in Health Administration and have worked as a surgical scheduler for Urology for 7 years. Sherita Mitchell CPC-A domoniquem@sbcglobal.net
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    Removal Suprapubic Indwelling Catheter

    Looking for help coding the permanent removal of a suprapubic indwelling bladder catheter. I can find the code for insertion of this type of catheter, but nothing on the removal. Would my only option be the 53899 for Unlisted procedure, urinary system?
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    CRNA Experience

    Hi everyone, I have just recently become a cpc and i have just starting doing coding for a group of certified registered nurse anesthetists, if anyone has any experience in this area, I would love to hear from you. Our CRNA's do work for a few gastroentrology places and 2 urology centers, if...
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