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Removal of Clips during Hysterectomy

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    My doctor writes " pt has large Filshie clips present, some adhered to the uterus and onto the sidewall. These were removed without difficulty.

    Question: during a Transvaginal Hysterectomy is this an inherant part of the procedure or is this a billable procedure( the removable of clips). If billable what is the code?

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    If this is the only documentation, it doesn't appear to have caused any additional time etc......I would just include it.

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