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Review documentation for correct hysteroscopy coding

Briefings on APCs, July 1, 2011

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A hysteroscopy is not the same as a hysterectomy. The two words sound similar but refer to two very different clinical procedures. A hysteroscopy is an inspection of the uterine cavity using a visual instrument (scope), while a hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Physicians use both procedures to diagnose and treat uterine symptoms and disease.

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