Provider did a laparoscopic robot assisted radical prostatectomy, with bilateral lymph node dissection. I come up with 55866, and this has an edit of "inpatient only". Patient stayed overnight, was not admitted.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Eleanor R Norling, RHIT, CCS, CPC-H


  • Add:

    38571-51 for your lymph node dissection. Our patients stay overnight also,=
    we've never had a problem with reimbursement.

    Rita Akeroyd
  • edited May 2017

    In patient is for Medicare only

    Christy Shanley CPC, CUC|Finance Director|Billing Manager
    Department of Urology|UC Irvine Health
    333 City Blvd West, Suite 2170
    Orange, CA 92868
    Phone: 714-456-6357|Fax: 888.378.5391
  • edited May 2017
    Thank you! Unfortunately, the patient is Medicare.

    Eleanor R Norling, RHIT, CCS, CPC-H
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