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Is this coded correctly?

  1. Default Is this coded correctly?
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    Patient had hysteroscopy with removal of IUD and endometrial ablation. Then proceeded to have laporoscopic fulguration of oviducts.

    Doctor coded:


    58562 denied as inclusive.

    Any thoughts?
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

  2. Red face
    I would have coded it 58563, 58670 and 58301 the iud removal has a specific code int the cpt book

    hope this helps

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    CPT Assistant, 2007 indicates the removal of an embedded IUD via hysteroscope, forceps & curette may be reported with 58562.

    Not sure about the inclusive part...payer specific
    Anthony McCallum, CPC, CIRCC, CPC-I, CCS

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