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Old 07-30-2010, 01:53 PM
l1ttle_0ne l1ttle_0ne is offline
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Default Help, open placement ureteral sent

Does anyone know what cpt code I would use for an open stent placement. Our urologist was called to consult intraoperativley for a bladder injury during a crash cecarean section. He did a complex cystorrhaphy, and open placement ureteral stents. Every code I can find is with cysto, or endoscopically. Should I use an unlisted code? Any help would be fantastic. Thank you!
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Old 08-03-2010, 01:53 AM
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Along with your code for -rraphy, as a separate procedure, code 50605 with modifier 51.This procedure is not with scopy. I hope I am .helpful anyway
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Old 08-03-2010, 07:12 AM
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Make sure you check your bundles. CCI just bundled (this quarter) 50605 with many bladder and ureter services.
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