Results 1 to 2 of 2

Prostate biopsies

  1. Question Prostate biopsies
    Medical Coding Books
    Need some help with coding multiple specimens on a prostate biopsy. I think the rule changed a few years ago but I am not really sure what it was changed to.

    24 specimens of a prostate

    Can you code 88305 x 24? Or does it need to be coded something different?


  2. #2
    If the specimens came from a prostate saturation needle biopsy surgical procedure they must be bundled and billed under one of four HCPCS codes
    G0416, G0417, G0418 or G0419 (Per CMS as of 01/01/09).

Similar Threads

  1. coding G0416 on prostate saturation biopsies
    By ktr in forum Pathology & Clinical Laboratory
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-13-2013, 12:22 PM
  2. biopsies
    By rykin7600 in forum Cardiology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-22-2012, 09:30 AM
  3. colpo with 2 biopsies
    By jmelizon in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-18-2011, 09:04 AM
  4. Biopsies Coding
    By Teryl in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-14-2010, 07:16 PM
  5. Biopsies
    By coder1 in forum Dermatology
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-17-2009, 05:39 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.