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CODE.MODE

MATERNITY CARE & DELIVERY

Maternity Care & Delivery

Maternity Care and Delivery codes are a subsection of the CPT Surgey Codes and range from 59000-59899. 

Guidelines

Vulvectomy 

Vulvectomy procedures are classified as four main types:

Simple  - removal of skin and superficial subcutaneous tissues Radical- removal of skin and deep subcutaneous tissues

Partial - removal of less than 80% of vulva area

Complete - removal of greater than 80% of vulva area

Laparoscopy/ Hysterectomy

Surgical laparoscopy ALWAYS includes diagnostic  laparoscopy.

 

To report a diagnostic laparoscopy (peritonescopy) (separate procedure), use 49320.  

To report a diagnostoc hysterectomy (separate procedure, use 58555

Modifier -50

Though other modifiers may apply, since male genital procedures often involve both paired organs, Modifier -50 will be frequently used.   

SURGERY

RANGE

54000-55899

SUBHEADINGS

  • Antepartum & Fetal Invasice Services

  • Excision

  • Introduction

  • Repair

  • Vaginal Delivery, Antepartum & Postpartum Care

  • Cesaren Delivery

  • Delivery After Previous Cesarean Delivery

  • Abortion

  • Other Procedures 

MODIFIERS

  • Anesthesia Modifiers 

ICD-10-CM CODES

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