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  1. Question laminaria placement
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    Pt comes in to the office who is being seen for missed abortion. dr places laminaria then the pt is scheduled for treatment of missed abortion at the hospital for the next day. What cpt code do I use for the laminaria placement?

    TIA

    Tracey

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    59200 (CPT book, insertion, laminarai)

    Quote Originally Posted by cooper1 View Post
    Pt comes in to the office who is being seen for missed abortion. dr places laminaria then the pt is scheduled for treatment of missed abortion at the hospital for the next day. What cpt code do I use for the laminaria placement?

    TIA

    Tracey
    Rachele Porter, AS, CPC, CPC-H, CEDC
    no weapons formed against me shall prosper

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    Is the laminaria billed out per unit. My provider inserted 5 laminara, can I bill for 5 units or just the one?

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    59200 is for cervical dilator including laminaria, doesn't matter how many were inserted, it is for the dilation

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