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Old 03-02-2009, 01:28 PM
becca12 becca12 is offline
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Default A diagnostic Hysteroscopy, Diagnostic D&C and Intrauterine polypectomy


My OB/GYN did a diagnostic hysteroscopy, diagnositc D&C of the uterus and a intrauterine polypectomy on a patient on one date of service. When they did the hysteroscopy they found that she had polpys. Then he did a polpyectomy and the d&c was the last thing he did. I know that I can't charge for the hysteroscopy, but can I still charge for the d&c?

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Old 03-02-2009, 01:59 PM
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Look at CPT 58558....
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Old 03-03-2009, 11:56 AM
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i agree with magnolia
cannot bill for a diagnotic when an actual procedure is performed. the procedure supercedes the diagnostic.
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