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    Default Anoscopy charges

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    My provider charges $50 more for a basic diagnostic anoscopy (46600) than for a surgical anoscopy (46615). This makes no sense to me on any level.

    Is there a reasonable explanation for this, or is it something I can credibly challenge?

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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Check the RVUs

    Check the RVUs on the two procedures.

    Work RVUs alone are 0.55 for 46600 /// 1.5 for 46615

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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