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CODE.MODE

FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM

FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM 

 

The Female Genital System codes are a subsection of the CPT Surgey Codes and range from 56405-58999.

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 female genital procedures often involve paired organs, Modifier -50 will be frequently used.   

SURGERY

RANGE

56405-58999

SUBHEADINGS

  • Vulva, Perineum, & Introitus

  • Vagina

  • Cervix Uteri

  • Corpus Uteri

  • Oviduct/Ovary

  • Ovary

  • In Vito Fertilization

MODIFIERS

  • CPT Category I Modifiers 

ICD-10-CM CODES

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