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Ask a Rev Cycle Expert: Charging Fluoro?

Question:

Can we charge fluoro when using CPT code 47563?

Answer:

Fluoroscopy is an integral component of laparoscopic procedures, such as Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 47563 Laparoscopy, surgical; cholecystectomy with cholangiography.

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