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CPT 00800 – CPT 00882 (Anesthesia For Lower Abdomen Procedures)

Official descriptions and billing guidelines of the CPT codes for anesthesia services on patients undergoing procedures on the lower abdomen.

CPT Code 00800

00800 CPT Code Description: CPT 00800 can be billed for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures on the lower anterior abdominal wall.

Bill CPT code 00800 only if the services are not described by more specific CPT codes about anesthesia procedures on the lower anterior abdominal wall.

00800 CPT Code Description
00800 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00800 is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990. The CPT code 00800 description has never been changed since the day it was introduced.

CPT Code 00802

00802 CPT Code Description: CPT 00802 can be billed for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing panniculectomy procedures on the lower anterior abdominal wall.

The panniculectomy procedure is used to remove excess skin and fat by cutting it away. The pannus (the excess skin and fat) is removed via an incision below the navel of the patient.

Report code 00802 only if the anesthesia services on the lower anterior abdominal wall are performed with panniculectomy.

00802 CPT Code Description
00802 CPT Code Description

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990.

The 00802 CPT code description has never been changed since the day it was introduced.

Medicare has added the 00802 CPT code temporary to the IPO list 2017 but removed in 2020 as an inpatient procedure only code.

CPT Code 00811

00811 CPT Code Description: CPT 00811 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing lower intestinal endoscopic procedures.

Report CPT code 00811 only if the services are performed during lower intestinal endoscopic procedure. This procedure includes the introduction of an endoscope into the intestines.

The endoscope will be introduced up to but not into the duodenum. The duodenum is a part of the intestines and is located just below the stomach.

Make sure to check for more specific codes that describe anesthesia services to patients undergoing lower intestinal endoscopic procedures. Only bill CPT code 00811 if not otherwise specified.

00811 CPT Code Description
00811 CPT Code Description

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2018. The description has never been changed since the day it was introduced.

CPT Code 00812

00812 CPT Code Description: CPT 00812 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services for patients undergoing a screening colonoscopy.

Only report the 00812 CPT code if another health provider introduces a endoscope into the intestines below the duodenum. The duodenum is a part of the intestines and is located just below the stomach. The endoscope will be introduced up to but not into the duodenum.

Bill CPT code 00812 as a description of anesthesia services for any screening colonoscopy (regardless of ultimate findings).

00812 CPT Code Description
00812 CPT Code Description

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2018.

The code description of CPT 00812 has never been changed since the day it was introduced in 2018.

CPT Code 00813

00813 CPT Code Description: CPT 00813 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services for patients undergoing both lower and upper intestinal endoscopy.

Only report the 00813 CPT code if another health provider introduces a endoscope into the intestines above and below the duodenum. The duodenum is a part of the intestines and is located just below the stomach.

00813 CPT Code Description
00813 CPT Code Description

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2018.

The code description of CPT 00813 has never been changed since it was introduced in 2018.

CPT Code 00820

00820 CPT Code Description: CPT 00820 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services for a patient undergoing a procedure on the lower rear aspect of the abdominal wall.

Examples of procedures on the lower rear aspect of the abdominal wall are:

  • injections in the area for specific purposes;
  • tumor removal,;
  • biopsy;
  • muscle flap procedures;
  • or anything similar.
00820 CPT Code Description
00820 CPT Code Description

The CPT code 00820 description has never changed since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990. This code is included in the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

CPT Code 00830

00830 CPT Code Description: CPT 00830 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures to repair hernia in the lower abdomen.

Make sure to check for more specific anesthesia codes that describe hernia repairs in the lower abdomen. Only bill CPT code 00830 if not otherwise specified.

00830 CPT Code Description
00830 CPT Code Description

The 00830 CPT code is included in the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

The code description has never changed since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990.

CPT Code 00832

00832 CPT Code Description: CPT 00832 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures to repair hernia in the lower abdomen. Examples of this procedure are incisional hernias and ventral hernias.

CPT code 00832 can only be used for patients older than one year. See CPT 00834 and CPT 00836 for hernia repairs in the infant one year or younger.

00832 CPT Code Description
00832 CPT Code Description

The 00832 CPT code is included in the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program. The code description has never changed since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990.

CPT Code 00834

00834 CPT Code Description: CPT 00834 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures to repair a hernia that located in the lower abdomen.

CPT code 00834 can only be used for patients younger than one year and if no more specific anesthesia codes are available that describe hernia repairs in the lower abdomen for infants younger than one year.

Be aware that CPT code 00834 will be denied if it is reported with CPT code 99100.

00834 CPT Code Description
00834 CPT Code Description

The 00834 CPT code is included in the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

The code description was updated on the first of January 2007 to the current version. This was the only description change since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2003.

CPT Code 00836

00836 CPT Code Description: CPT 00836 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures to repair a hernia that located in the lower abdomen.

Only use CPT code 00836 if the infant patient is born at fewer than 37 weeks gestational age and younger than 50 weeks gestational age (at the time of surgery).

Don’t bill CPT 00836 with CPT 99100. It will be denied if billed together.

00836 CPT Code Description
00836 CPT Code Description

The code description of 00836 was updated on the first of January 2007 to the current version. This was the only description change since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2003.

The 00836 CPT code is included in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00840

00840 CPT Code Description: CPT 00840 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing intraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen.

Laparoscopy is included in 00840. Report this code only if there are no more specific CPT codes describing anesthesia services to patients undergoing intraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen are available.

00840 CPT Code Description
00840 CPT Code Description

The 00840 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990.

CPT Code 00842

00842 CPT Code Description: CPT 00842 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing amniocentesis procedures in the lower abdomen.

Report CPT code 00842 only if the amniocentesis procedure is included. This procedure is used extracts fluid from the uterus of a pregnant woman using a needle and performed by another health provider.

The 00842 can only be billed for females. This code will be denied if used for males.

00842 CPT Code Description
00842 CPT Code Description

This code was introduced as a Current Procedural Terminology code on the first of January 1990 and never been changed since. The 00842 CPT code in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00844

00844 CPT Code Description: CPT 00844 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing a abdominoperineal resection procedure.

The abdominoperineal resection procedure is peformed by a surgical provider who removes large tumors. The tumors are located very low down in the rectum.

Laparoscopy is included in CPT code 00844 and does not need to be reported separately.

00844 CPT Code Description
00844 CPT Code Description

CPT 00844 is an inpatient only procedure code since 2017 and is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in 1990 and the description of the code is never changed.

CPT Code 00846

00846 CPT Code Description: CPT 00846 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing radical hysterectomy procedures.

During radical hysterectomy procedures a surgeon removes uterus and surrounding structures if necessary.

Laparoscopy is included in the 00846 CPT code and does not need to be reported separately. This code can only be billed for female patients. It will be denied for males.

00846 CPT Code Description
00846 CPT Code Description

00846 is an IPO code (inpatient only procedure) since it was added to the list in 2017 and is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program as well.

This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in 1990 and the code description has never been updated.

CPT Code 00848

00848 CPT Code Description: CPT 00848 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing intraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen. This code includes pelvic exenteration and laparoscopy.

00848 is an IPO (inpatient only procedure) code. It was added to the IPO list in 2017 and is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program as well.

00848 CPT Code Description
00848 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00848 was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description has never been changed since it was introduced.

CPT Code 00851

00851 CPT Code Description: CPT 00851 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to female patients undergoing intraperitoneal procedure in the lower abdomen.

CPT code 00851 is can be billed if tubal ligation/transection is performed during the intraperitoneal procedure in the lower abdomen.

This code can only be billed for female patients and it will be denied for males. Laparoscopy is included in the 00851 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00851 CPT Code Description
00851 CPT Code Description

00851 is included in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. It was introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 2002 and the code description has never been changed.

CPT Code 00860

00860 CPT Code Description: CPT 00860 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing extraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen.

Urinary tract is included in 00860. Report this code only if there are no more specific CPT codes are available describing anesthesia services to patients undergoing extraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen.

00860 CPT Code Description
00860 CPT Code Description

This code was introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990. The code description has never been changed. The 00860 CPT code is in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00862

00862 CPT Code Description: CPT 00862 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing extraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen.

Urinary tract is included in 00862. Report this code for renal procedures. Upper one third of ureter or donor nephrectomy is included in this code as well.

00862 CPT Code Description
00862 CPT Code Description

This code was introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description was updated on the first of January 2007. The 00862 CPT code is in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00864

00864 CPT Code Description: CPT 00864 may be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a patient undergoing extraperitoneal procedures in the lower abdomen.

CPT code 00864 can be billed if total cystectomy is performed during the procedure. Urinary tract is included in this code as well.

00864 CPT Code Description
00864 CPT Code Description

00864 is an inpatient only procedure code. It was added to the IPO list in 2017 and is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program as well.

This code was added to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) on the first of January 1990. The code description has never been changed since it was introduced.

CPT Code 00865

00865 CPT Code Description: CPT 00865 may be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a patient undergoing a procedure to remove the prostate and some surrounding tissue.

The 00865 CPT code can be reported for radical prostatectomy (retropubic, suprapubic). This code includes urinary tract.

00865 can only be reported for male patients. It will be denied for a female patient.

00865 CPT Code Description
00865 CPT Code Description

00865 is an inpatient only procedure code from 2017 until 2020. It was removed from the IPO list in 2020. This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00866

00866 CPT Code Description: CPT 00866 may be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a patient undergoing a procedure to remove both or one adrenal gland.

The 00866 CPT code can be reported for adrenalectomy. This code includes urinary tract.

00866 CPT Code Description
00866 CPT Code Description

00866 is an IPO code. It was added to the inpatient procedure only list in 2017.

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990. The 00866 CPT code description has never been changed.

CPT Code 00868

00868 CPT Code Description: CPT 00868 can be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a patient undergoing renal transplant procedures.

The 00868 CPT code can be reported for the recipient of a renal transplant. This code also includes urinary tract.

Don’t use CPT code 00868 for for donor nephrectomy. Report CPT 00862 instead. This code can’t be billed for for harvesting kidney from brain dead patient. Report CPT 01990 in this case.

00868 CPT Code Description
00868 CPT Code Description

00868 is an inpatient procedure only code. It was added to the IPO list in 2017.

This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990. The 00868 CPT code description has never been changed. It is part of the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

CPT Code 00870

00870 CPT Code Description: CPT 00870 can be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to patients undergoing extraperitoneal procedures in lower abdomen to remove stones from the bladder.

00870 can be billed for cystolithotomy and it includes urinary tract.

00870 CPT Code Description
00870 CPT Code Description

00870 was added to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) on the first of January 1990 and the code description is never updated afterwards. This code is part of the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

CPT Code 00872

00872 CPT Code Description: CPT 00872 can be used for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing treatments of a ureteral or kidney stone by extracorporeal shock wave.

Only report CPT code 00872 if treatment happens while the patient is (partially) submerged in a water bath.

00872 CPT Code Description
00872 CPT Code Description

The 00872 CPT code became part of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description has never been changed. 00872 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00873

00873 CPT Code Description: CPT 00873 can be used for health providers performing anesthesia services to a patient undergoing lithotripsy.

Only report 00873 if lithotripsy is performed without a water bath and done by an extracorporeal shock wave.

00873 CPT Code Description
00873 CPT Code Description

00873 is in the merit based incentive payment system program. This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1991 and never been updated.

CPT Code 00880

00880 CPT Code Description: CPT 00880 can be used for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures on major lower abdominal vessels.

Report CPT code 00880 only if the procedure on major lower abdominal vessels is not specified by CPT 00882.

00880 CPT Code Description
00880 CPT Code Description

This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and never been updated. CPT code 00880 is in the merit based incentive payment system program.

CPT Code 00882

00882 CPT Code Description: CPT 00882 can be billed for health professionals performing anesthesia services to a patient undergoing procedures on major lower abdominal vessels.

Only report this code inferior vena cava ligation is included in the procedure. Use CPT code 00880 if otherwise specified.

00882 CPT Code Description
00882 CPT Code Description

00882 was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990. Medicare added this code to the IPO (inpatient procedure procedure code) list in 2017. This code is in the merit based incentive payment system program.

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