Page 1 of 14 Coverage Position Number: 0159 C IGNA H EALTH C ARE C OVERAGE P OSITION Subject Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) Treatments Revised Date..... 9/15/2006 Original Effective Date..... 9/15/2004 Coverage Position Number..... 0159 Table of Contents Coverage Position ...
Codes used in the diagnosis and management of benign prostatic hyperplasia Males 40 years or older with: ICD-9 diagnosis codes 599.6 Urinary obstruction, unspecified 600.0 Hypertrophy (benign) of prostate 600.9 Unspecified hyperplasia of prostate ICD-9 procedure codes 60.2 Transurethral prostatectomy 60.21 ...
BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY K EYWORDS : Prostatic hypertrophy, prostatic hyperplasia, PSA, voiding dysfunction, lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).
same conclusions regarding the efficacy of GreenLight TM PVP as in their preliminary report. GreenLight TM Laser for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 5
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The following Coverage Policy applies to all health benefit plans administered by CIGNA Companies including plans formerly administered by Great-West Healthcare, which is now a part of CIGNA. Subject Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
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He also had benign prostatic hypertrophy with urinary retention and was seen by Urology. Patient has continued to have back pain at home and is having significant urethral discomfort.
Doctors call this condition benign prostatic hyper plasia (BPH), or benign prostatic hypertrophy. As a man matures, the prostate goes through two main periods of growth.
BPH (BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY) WHAT IS THE PROSTATE GLAND ? The prostate is a solid walnut-sized gland that sits between the bladder and urethra.