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    Dr. did straight D&C for retained products of conception without suction curettage.The description for the code I am looking at has dilation and suction currettage.Has anyone come across this before.Thanks,Cheryl Hunt

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    Default Incomplete abortion and retained products of conception

    I have a Medicode book that explains the ob/gyn procedures codes. It states that the D & E is usually performed by suctioning curretage but a sharp curet may also be used to scrape the uterus to ensure that it is empty. Depending on the trimester - I would use 59812, 59820 or 59821
    Helen Swift

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