Hysto D&C with lyses of adhesions

juneh

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New to posting! Physician performed a hysto d&c with a polypectomy , he also took down the intrauterine synechiae with blunt dissection anterior to posterior adhesion's. I want to use CPT 58558 and 58559, per CCI edits they do not bundle. Can anyone please advise?
 

tmerickson

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When coding a surgical procedure, you don't usually code for the lysis of adhesions. It is considered part of the primary procedure;unless the adhesions were extensive and difficult, taking a substantial amount of extra time (which of course, has to be documented in the op report).
 
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