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    What procedure code would I use for radioactive seed implant of the prostate?


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    I do not have my book in front of me, but I believe it's 55875 and if ultrasound guidence was used there's a code for that too, 76965 with modifier -26 depending on where you doing the service.
    Last edited by Kelly_Mayumi; 02-16-2011 at 05:09 AM. Reason: to add information

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    Can the urologist and radiation oncologist both bill 55875?

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    In my experience, the urologist places the transperineal placement of needles or catheters and the radiologist downloads the seeds?

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