CPT Code 51798 | Description, Procedure & Billing Guidelines

CPT Code 51798 | Description, Procedure & Billing Guidelines

CPT 51798 can measure the amount of urine left in a patient’s bladder (post-voiding residual urine) with ultrasound.  1. What Is CPT Code 51798? CPT 51798 covers an ultrasound procedure for measuring how much residual urine is left in a patient’s bladder. 2. Description The CPT book defines the 51798 CPT code: “Measurement of post-voiding residual…

TURP CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

TURP CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Examples

TURP CPT code 52601 is used for a transurethral resection of the prostate surgery operation. The meaning of “complete,” the work associated with the code, and what may include and not individually chargeable are critical in understanding what the code descriptor means.  Summary The most prevalent indication for this surgery is benign (noncancerous) prostate enlargement….

CPT Code For Ureteroscopy With Laser Lithotripsy (2022) Description, Guidelines, Modifiers & Examples

CPT Code For Ureteroscopy With Laser Lithotripsy (2022) Description, Guidelines, Modifiers & Examples

CPT code for ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy is coded as 52353. Cystourethroscopy, with ureteroscopy or pyeloscopy, with lithotripsy (ureteral catheterization is included), includes the fragmenting of the stone with laser lithotripsy through the ureteroscopy as well as the ureteral catheterization. Summary Suppose a cystourethroscopy without ureteroscopy is performed with lithotripsy to fragment ureteral stones. In…

TURBT CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Example

TURBT CPT Code (2022) Description, Guidelines, Reimbursement, Modifiers & Example

TURBT CPT code (Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor) 52234, 52235, or 52240 bills for when the Physician performs Cystourethroscopy with fulguration (including cryosurgery or laser surgery) and or resection of a small, medium, or large bladder tumor from 0.5 cm to greater than 5 cm. Bladder surgery uses a scope (Cystourethroscopy) to remove abnormal tissue…

(2022) How To Code Cystoscopy – CPT Codes, Description & Billing Guidelines

(2022) How To Code Cystoscopy – CPT Codes, Description & Billing Guidelines

Are you looking for the Cystoscopy CPT Code? This article describes the CPT codes and coding guidelines for this procedure. Cystoscopy can be billed for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to treat urinary tract problems. What is Cystoscopy? Cystoscopy CPT Codes can be billed for a procedure that allows the specialist to see inside the bladder…