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MR guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation

Date: May 28, 2021

Question:

Our practice is performing MR-guided focused ultrasound ablation to treat primary prostate cancer. I'm not getting an NCCI edit on the facility side with codes C9734 and 77022. However, the HCPCS reads "...with MR guidance", so it seems inappropriate to code for the 77022 in addition to the C9734. Should the two codes be reported with one another?

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