TITLE

Tighten up Your Adhesiolysis Coding Knowledge With These 5 Tips

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Part B Insider;9/24/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 30, pp237
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips about the medical coding for adhesiolysis under Medicare Part B in the U.S. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring that the obstetrician or gynecologist must document the usual difficulty to report the lysis of adhesions. The codes 44005 for enterolysis, 58150 for total abdominal hysterectomy and modifier 22 for increased procedural service are outlined.
ACCESSION #
70461425

 

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