Whats the CPT code for the closure of a Cystostomy?

Whats the CPT code for the closure of a Cystostomy?

Your letter addresses proposed PTP edits with column one CPT codes 51860 (Cystorrhaphy, suture of bladder wound, injury or rupture; simple), 51865 (Cystorrhaphy, suture of bladder wound, injury or rupture; complicated), and 51880 (Closure of cystostomy (separate procedure)) each with column two CPT code 52000 ( …

What is the CPT code for Cystogram?

Cystography, the study of the bladder with direct injection of a radiopaque agent, is coded with 51600/74430, and a dynamic study while voiding is coded with 51600/74455. The injection procedure for cystography includes the catheterization of the bladder; therefore, catheterization is not coded separately.

What is the CPT code for cystoscopy?

You would use CPT code 52000 cystourethroscopy.

What is the CPT code for exploratory laparotomy?

An exploratory laparotomy (CPT code 49000) is not separately reportable with an open abdominal procedure.

Does CPT code 52332 need a modifier?

It is appropriate to bill the CPT® code 52332 with modifier -50 Bilateral Procedure, to indicate the procedure was done bilaterally.

What is the CPT code for Vasovasorrhaphy?


Information in the [brackets] below has been added for clarification purposes. Codes requiring a 7th character are represented by “+”:
Code Code Description
55400 Vasovasostomy, vasovasorrhaphy
Other CPT codes related to the CPB:
52402 Cystourethroscopy with transurethral resection or incision of ejaculatory ducts

What is the CPT code 49000?

Therefore, CPT code 49000 refers to a complete procedure that stands alone and normally is not billed with other procedure codes. Thus, CPT code 49000 describes a laparotomy where nothing is repaired, removed, or reconstructed, for example, a negative laparotomy.

Can CPT code 52351 and 52332 be billed together?

Insertion of an indwelling stent (52332) should always be charged in addition to a ureteroscopy (52351-52354) by adding the 59 modifier. The retrograde (52005) is a little trickier. If this is a diagnostic retrograde, then it should be charged in addition to the other two codes.

Can CPT 52000 and 51700 be billed together?

The operative note indicates that the diagnostic and therapeutic portions of the procedure were separate. Therefore, we would recommend coding both the 52000 and the 51700-59 for this portion of the procedure.