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    Oakbrook, IL
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    Good Afternoon:

    Need some clarification Patient had TURP cpt code 52601 procedure was done under Spinal anesthesia do I cross code to 00914 or do I bill the Spinal? Total anesthesia time was 50 minutes.

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    Your spinal anesthetic is the mode of anesthesia. You would only bill using the correct ASA code for the TURP. Do not bill separately for the spinal in this situation.


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