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Coding help for removal of cervix

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    Fort Smith, AR
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    Patient had a previous hysterectomy but kept the cervix. The doctor is now going to perform a laparotomy with a removal of the cervix. I looked at code 57530 but it doesn't look like it is appropriate because it looks to be removal throught the vagina. I am confused here. Can anyone clarify this for me?
    Rachel Nelson, RHIA, CPC-A

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    57540 Excision of cervical stump; abdominal approach

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    Fort Smith, AR
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    I saw this after i posted the question! Thank you...
    Rachel Nelson, RHIA, CPC-A

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