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    Is 50395 bundled to 50080 and/or 52353?

    Thank you for your help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coders_rock! View Post
    Is 50395 bundled to 50080 and/or 52353?

    Thank you for your help!
    they are not bundled per EncodePro. I dont have much experiens in this area, but it looks like cpt 52353(Cystourethroscopy, with ureteroscopy and/or pyeloscopy; with lithotripsy (ureteral catheterization is included)) includes lithotripsy , then why would 50080 (Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy or pyelostolithotomy, with or without dilation, endoscopy, lithotripsy, stenting, or basket extraction; up to 2 cm) be necessary?
    Last edited by armen; 08-10-2011 at 01:44 PM.

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