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chapter 25 SpS
surgical laparopscopy always includes
for medical complication of pregnancy, the physician would report his additional professional services using codes from what section or subsection
Medicine or E/M
when coding a total abdominal hysterectomy with an anterior/posterior colporrhaphy the correct modifier to add to the second procedure would be
anterpartum care includes:
initial and subsequent history,physical exams,recoding of weight, blood pressures, fetal heat tones, and routine UA
The anatomy in the Female Genital System subsection starts with the vulva and progress upward to the
incision and drainage of these glands are not reported using Female Genital System codes but instead reported using Surgery section, Urinary System codes
According to the text, vulvectomy codes are divided based on the ___ and extent of vulvar area removed during the procedure
this term describes an incision of the vagina to gain access to the peritoneal cul-de-sac to explore or to drain an abscess
Loop electrode excision procedures are also referred to as:
LETZ,LEEP,cervical loop diathermy
hysterectomy codes are first divided in the cpt manual based on the _____ and then on any secondary procedure(s) that were done
In which of the following categories would you locate a code for the removal of an IUD?
Lysis of adhesions is performed on either the fallopian tubes or the
you would expect to code a service for an amniocentesis using a code from the Female Genital System subsection and a code from the ____ section
the code 59400 doesn't include
if the patient has had a previous cesarean delivery and then has a vaginal delivery,the correct code would be
A fetal non-stress test is completed on a 36-week pregnancy. The correct code would be
Biopsy of the vaginal mucosa code is
artificial insemination perform via intrauterine is reported using:
What surgery subheading has only two codes
where to find an unlisted procedure code for a section
guideline,unlisted procedure codes ("99") for each section
what type of procedures local anesthesia is used for
Local or regional anesthesia involves the injection or application of an anesthetic drug to a specific area of the body
what type of procedures general anesthesia is used for
Produces total unconsciousness affecting the entire body
Global surgery includes
preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative services
When a CPT code description includes the term
"separate procedure", which of
the following circumstances applies?
The code designated as "separate procedure" may be reported if no other related procedures were performed in the same session.