This is NOT my area of expertise (OB-GYN) ... BUT
I wonder what the other surgeon is planning to code if he wants you (general surgeon) to carve out two parts of the 58951 (58956 and 38562).
Without seeing both op reports it's hard to say for certain, but I think 58951-62 is probably the right way to go.
This is akin to anterior spinal fusions, where the general surgeon opens and closes the case, providing a clear operative field for the Neuro/Ortho surgeon who is doing the acutal spinal fusion. But they both use the spinal arthrodesis code with a 62 modifier.
Any experts want to weigh in?
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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