AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: unlisted Laparoscopic pricing

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Springfield Mo AAPC

    Default unlisted Laparoscopic pricing

    AAPC: Back to School
    Can anyone tell me how you price your unlisted laparoscopic procedures??
    Is there a standard % or how do you determine? Dr. is not really a help.

    Denise Sullivan, CPC

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Johnson City


    There may be a better way to do this, but we set the price close to the same price as the comparable open surgical fee, for example... 47600 and 47562. Then send a note on the claim stating for pricing please compare this code to code 47600, RVU 25.82 (for example)

    Usually laparascopic procedures are priced at a lower fee than the comparative open procedure, but when your talking unlisted you don't want to low ball it.


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Springfield Mo AAPC


    Thanks that helps

Similar Threads

  1. Laparoscopic to Open back to Laparoscopic
    By bjrepar in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-28-2014, 01:26 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-11-2013, 09:49 PM
  3. Unlisted laparoscopic procedures
    By kenbeckman in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-03-2012, 12:53 PM
  4. Unlisted laparoscopic stomach code with unlisted omentum code
    By graciejean in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-20-2010, 06:30 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.