Results 1 to 2 of 2

Add-on code 19295

  1. Default Add-on code 19295
    Clearnace Sale
    I have an op report that reads the only procedure performed is an ultrasound guided placement of 2 clips (19295), the lesions were previously biopsied during a different session/date. I contacted the Breast Care Center to advise that these are add-on codes and cannot stand alone.

    The Breast Care Center checked with the surgeon and he understands that 19295 should be used in conjuction with 10022, 19102, 19103 but he only placed the clips during this procedure. Per the doctor, this type of situation only occurs about once every 5 years.

    My question, can I bill these add-on codes for a denial or is it considered inappropriate billing?


  2. Default
    for this you would bill an unlisted code for breast 19499x2 with your guidance

Similar Threads

  1. 19295
    By poyersaug in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-02-2013, 07:14 AM
  2. +19295
    By ShellySerigne09 in forum Auditing General Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-18-2013, 02:45 PM
  3. CPT Code 19295, Can it be used more than once/?
    By MichelleAKing in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-02-2012, 02:53 PM
  4. 19301 vs 19295?
    By ksb0211 in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-01-2011, 10:00 AM
  5. 19290 and 19295
    By SharL in forum General Surgery
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-26-2009, 06:05 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.