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    Can I bill the bladder cath (51702-59) along with the delivery (in this case 59510) if my doc is the one that inserted the cath?

    CCI edit shows that this is oaky as long as I use a mod with the cath code

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    for Ob procedures like cesarean, mandatory temporary catheter /or indwelling catheter placement is inclusive component of major procedures.
    I believe as per the guide line from CPT for 51701-51702, they are reported only when performed independently.

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