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hospital visits after robotics

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    Question hospital visits after robotics
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    I am having difficutly with several carriers denying 99231 and 99232 days after doc does a robotic (55866). One carrier states " 99232 is not indicated for separate reimbursement when filed with 55866".

    Is anyone else having problems with this? What info do I need to appeal?


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    Well, 55866 carries a 90 FUD. Therefore, no E&M services, including 99231 and 99232, would be billable unless the E&M is an unrelated service during the post op period.

    Zaida, CPC

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