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    I use the 57288 for TVT. What code should I use for TOT for stress incontinence. I need Cpt code to get correct anesthesia code. Any help is appreciated

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    I use 57288 for both... CPT code description says... sling operation for stress incontinence (fascia or synthetic)

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    Pensacola, FL


    I agree, 57288 should be used for the TVT/stress incontinence. Did an anesthesiologist not administer the anesthesia? If so, I'm not sure the surgeon would charge for it??

    Kristie Stokes, CPC, AIHC ICDCT-CM

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    I needed the CPT code to get the correct anesthesia code. Thanks for your help.

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    Lincoln, NE



    I also bill anesthesia and this procedure has an anesthesia alternate code this year. The correct CPT code is 57288, however, effective 1/1/09 this converts to 00860 OR 00940 the latter which is appropriate for the transvaginal approach per the Crosswalk instructions.

    Julie, CPC

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