AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: needle bx

  1. #1

    Default needle bx

    AAPC: Back to School
    What is the code for a needle bx of the the bladder?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Albany, New York


    The only thing I come up with for this is 53899..........
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

  3. #3

    Default Cheryl Violette

    Quote Originally Posted by bess.stanford View Post
    What is the code for a needle bx of the the bladder?

  4. #4


    Needle Bx Of Bladder 52204

  5. #5


    Do I use 52204 even if the report doesn't mention cysto? It's a CT directed needle bx of the bladder.
    Last edited by julia9723; 01-27-2009 at 05:01 AM.

Similar Threads

  1. Needle Tenotomy help!!
    By HBROCKMAN in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-27-2013, 12:49 PM
  2. Needle Localization
    By PeggyS75 in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-29-2010, 02:18 PM
  3. Prostate Needle Bx
    By mjones64 in forum Pathology & Clinical Laboratory
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-01-2010, 11:24 AM
  4. Needle placement
    By prabha in forum Interventional Radiology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-19-2010, 06:03 AM
  5. Potocky needle
    By SSweetland in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-22-2009, 09:42 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.