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Failed Vaginal Hysterectomy

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    can you bill for a failed vaginal hysterectomy and a total abdominal hysterectomy?

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    Columbia, MO
    can you be more clear in your question? are you wanting to bill for a cancelled procedure or a procedure that was converted.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    physician spent 2 hours trying to remove vaginal approach and then had to go abdominal

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    Columbia, MO
    You can bill the abdominal with a 22 modifier and the dx code for convert to open procedure as a secondary dx code.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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