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surgical laparopscopy always includes

diagnostic laparoscopy

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

a cerclage

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

intersex surgery

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.

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