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Da vinci vesicovaginal fistula

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    My doctor is performing a robotic laparoscopic vesicovaginal fistula repair...can anyone help or has anyone possibly asked the AUA about this?

    Leslie H

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    If you cannot find a code, you will likely need to use an unlisted laparoscopic procedure and compare to the open CPT.

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    Yes indeed unlisted lap procedures 51999.
    Otherwise, please try to go for this:
    Urology Coding Alert 2008: Volume 10, Number 2 ... Since you have a HCPCS code for robotic-assisted procedures, you should report and ... requiring use of robotic surgical systems [list separately in addition to the code for primary procedure]). ...

    or try for Category 2codes-Supplimental Tracking codes.
    If nor anywhere there may be still under Category 3 codes for approval.

    Ooph round the world!!!!!

    I hope there are many coding experts out there who would pot your post & come with flying colors to your earnest quest

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