For medical complications of pregnancy, the physician would report his additional professional services using codes from what section or subsection?
When coding a total abdominal hysterectomy with an anterior/posterior colporrhaphy the correct modifier to add to the second procedure would be:
Antepartum care includes:
initial and subsequent history, physical exams, recording of weight, blood pressures, fetal heart tones, and routine UA
The anatomy in the Female Genital System subsection starts with the vulva and progresses upward to the:
Incision and drainage of these glands are not reported using Female Genital System codes but are 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.
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?
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.