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    New coder and need help. Pt scheduled for iud removal and insertion but IUD was lost in the abdomen. I'm thinking that I should use 58301-52 for the removal and 996.32 for lost IUD. Please help with this. Thanks in advance.

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    Tesja Erickson, CPC, CPMA COBGC, CEMC
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