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Bilateral stent removal w/cysto

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    Question Bilateral stent removal w/cysto
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    I have been using 52315 for removal of bilateral stents w/cysto as I was instructed to do in a seminar given by a Urologist and now my doctor is asking why not use 52310-50 or 52315-50(if complicated). Anyone have any thoughts on this?
    Peggy Koens, CPC

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    we can use 52310 better than that of 52315 as per cpt.cpt clearly states removal of ureteral stent removal is 52310.if, they mentioned any complications we can use 52315.

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    yes you bill the stent removal with the 50 if it is urologist do this all the time.
    Stacey Lindsey-Smathers, CPC, RMC

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