Urology Coding: TURP, Urodynamics and Stone Removal

TURP 101: Use This Comprehensive Guide to Master TURP Coding Once and For All

Caution: Don’t fall into the ‘once in a lifetime’ coding trap

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) procedures are commonplace in urology practices, but coding these surgeries is often anything but common. With five codes to choose from, you need to know the intricacies of TURP coding rules to ensure you pick the proper code in every situation. Let our experts give you the coding tools you need to hone your TURP knowledge.

Start With 52601

The first code most coders turn to when reporting TURP procedures is 52601 (Transurethral electrosurgical resection of prostate, including control of postoperative bleeding, complete [vasectomy, meatotomy, cystourethroscopy, urethral calibration and/or dilation, and internal...

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