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Old 05-20-2011, 02:34 PM
kandigrl79 kandigrl79 is offline
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Default Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

I have an operative report where the surgeon performed the above procedure, a robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, and also the surgeon documents excising the seminal vesicles bilaterally. I was planning to code 55866 and 55650 -50 and there are no CCI edits for this, but I was wondering, does anyone know if it is generally accepted that these charges can be billed together?
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:38 PM
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I think with a prostate excision, some seminal vesicle would be removed with the prostate. Also, 55650 is an open code.
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