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    Default Cysto, Bilateral Stent Placement

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    Question: I have a physician who was called in by another physician to perform a cysto, bilateral stents for colon cancer. Would you code this 52005 or 52332? Please advise

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    Does the documentation specify catheter or stent? I'd likely lean toward 52005.

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    I have used 52005, however I have heard other physicians use 52005 and mark 2 units for the Bilaterial...???? not sure on the bilaterial part

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