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CPT 00902 – CPT 00952 (Anesthesia For Perineum Procedures)

Official descriptions and billing guidelines of the CPT codes for anesthesia services for patients undergoing a perineum procedure.

CPT Code 00902

00902 CPT Code Description: CPT 008902 can be used for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing procedures that involve the rectum or the anus.

00902 CPT Code Description
00902 CPT Code Description

00902 CPT code is in the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System). This code was added to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990 and the description was changed on the first of January 2001.

CPT Code 00904

00904 CPT Code Description: CPT 00904 can be used for health providers performing anesthesia services to a patient undergoing procedures to completely remove all diseased tissue around the genitali.

CPT code 00904 is an inpatient only procedure code. It was added to the IPO list on the first of January 2017. Medicare removed the code from the IPO list in 2021 and added it back as an inpatient only procedure code in 2022.

00904 CPT Code Description
00904 CPT Code Description

This code is in the merit based incentive payment system and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990. The code description was changed on the first of January 2001.

CPT Code 00906

00906 CPT Code Description: CPT 00906 can be used when health providers performed anesthesia services to patients undergoing excision of external genitals. This procedure is also called vulvectomy.

The anesthesia services for a vulvectomy procedure can only be billed for females. This code will be denied if reported for male patients.

00906 CPT Code Description
00906 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00906 is in the merit based incentive payment system and introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the code was changed on the first of January 2001.

CPT Code 00908

00908 CPT Code Description: CPT 00908 can be used when a health provider performed anesthesia services to patients undergoing a procedure where the prostate gland is completely orpartially is removed.

This procedure is called perineal prostatectom and the prostate gland is removed through the perineum.

CPT code 00908 can be used for female patients only. Therefor it will be denied for male patients.

00908 CPT Code Description
00908 CPT Code Description

The 00908 CPT code is in the merit based incentive payment system and was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 2001. The description was updated on the first of January 2001.

This code was added by Medicare to the IPO list in 2017 and can be used as a inpatient only procedure code.

CPT Code 00910

00910 CPT Code Description: CPT 00910 can be used when a health provider performed anesthesia services to patients undergoing a transurethral procedure where urethrocystoscopy is included.

The urethra (external opening for urine outflow) is used by the surgical provider to insert a device for examination of the organs of the urinary system.

CPT code 00910 can only be used if no more specific codes about anesthesia services for transurethral procedures is available.

00910 CPT Code Description
00910 CPT Code Description

00910 is in the merit based incentive payment system and was introduced as a Current Procedural Terminology code on the first of January 2001. The description hasn’t been updated since it was introduced. This code is in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System.

CPT Code 00912

00912 CPT Code Description: CPT 00912 can be reported when a health provider performed anesthesia services to a patient undergoing a procedure where one or more tumors are removed from the bladder.

The excision of the tumor(s) is performed throug the opening for the outflow of urine (also called the urethra).

00912 CPT Code Description
00912 CPT Code Description

The CPT code 00912 description has never changed since it was introduced as a CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code on the first of January 1990.

This code is in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

CPT Code 00914

00914 CPT Code Description: CPT 00914 can be reported when a health provider performed anesthesia services to a patient undergoing a removal of prostate gland procedure.

The prostate gland is removed through the urethra. The urethra is an opening in the human body from which urine is conveyed out of the bladder. Males also use it to convey semen.

CPT code 00914 can be reported for male patients only and will be denied for females and urethrocystoscopy is included.

00914 CPT Code Description
00914 CPT Code Description

The 00914 code 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 Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

CPT Code 00916

00916 CPT Code Description: CPT 00916 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing requiring bleeding control. The bleeding is caused by the removal of tissue through the urethra.

The urethra is an opening in the human body from which urine is conveyed out of the bladder and is used to convey semen by males as well. Urethrocystoscopy is included in CPT code 00916.

00916 CPT Code Description
00916 CPT Code Description

The 00916 CPT code is in MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System). 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 00918

00918 CPT Code Description: CPT 00918 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing:

  • removal of the ureteral calculus;
  • fregmentation of the ureteral calculus; and/or
  • manipulation of the ureteral calculus.

The transurethral procedures are performed through the urethra. The surgeon accesses the ureter and manipulates and/or breaks the stone(s). The stones may be taken out of the ureter as well.

CPT code 00918 covers transurethral procedures with urethrocystoscopy included.

00918 CPT Code Description
00918 CPT Code Description

The 00918 CPT code is in MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System). The code description has never been updated since it was introduced to CPT on the first of January 1990.

CPT Code 00920

00920 CPT Code Description: CPT 00920 can be billed for a surgery in which providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing a procedure on their genitalia.

CPT code 00920 may only be reported for male patients and will be denied for females. Only report this code if no more specifc codes are available that describe the male genitalia procedure in more detail.

An incision in the urethra is included in this code. Open urethral procedures do not need to be billed seperately.

00920 CPT Code Description
00920 CPT Code Description

The code description of 00920 was updated on the first of January 2001 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 1990.

The 00920 CPT code is included in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00921

00921 CPT Code Description: CPT 00921 can be reported for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients undergoing undergoing vasectomy procedures.

During the vasectomy procedure, the surgeon excises the vas deferens. The vas deferens is the duct that is reponsible for carrying reproductive cells toward the penis of a male.

CPT code 00921 can only be billed for male patient. The vasectomy procedure can be performed bilaterally or unilaterally. Both vas deferens are removed during a bilaterally procedure. Only one during a unilaterally procedure.

00921 CPT Code Description
00921 CPT Code Description

The 00921 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 2003 and updated on the first of January 2005.

CPT Code 00922

00922 CPT Code Description: CPT 00922 can be billed for a surgery in which providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing a procedure related to the seminal vesicles.

Seminal vesicles are glands secreting the components of semen. Open urethral procedures are included and CPT code 00922 can only be billed for male patients. It will be denied by payers if reported for females.

00922 CPT Code Description
00922 CPT Code Description

00922 was introduced as a Current Procedural Terminology code on the first of January 1990 and and the code description was updated on the first of January 2001. This code in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS).

CPT Code 00924

00924 CPT Code Description: CPT 00924 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing a procedure on an undescended testis. The procedure can be performed on one or both sides.

CPT code 00924 can only be billed for male patient and will be denied for females. The procedure can be performed bilaterally or unilaterally. Open urethral procedures are included in this code.

00924 CPT Code Description
00924 CPT Code Description

CPT 00924 is part of MIPS (the merit based incentive payment system). This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in 1990 and the description of the code was updated on the first of January 2001.

CPT Code 00926

00926 CPT Code Description: CPT 00926 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing surgical removal of one or both testes.

The removal of the testes is achieved by an incision made into the inguinal (groin) area. The spermatic cord is also removed during this procedure.

Open urethral procedures are included in this code and it can be billed for male patients only. CPT 00926 will be denied for female patients.

00926 CPT Code Description
00926 CPT Code Description

00926 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) and was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in 1990. The code description was updated in 2001 to the current version.

CPT Code 00928

00928 CPT Code Description: CPT 00928 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing surgical removal of one or both testes.

The removal of one or both testes is typically for malignancy. The spermatic cord and nearby abdominal lymph nodes can be removed as well. The surgeon makes an incision in the lower abdominal area to perform the procedure.

Open urethral procedures are included in this code and it can only be billed for male patients.

00928 CPT Code Description
00928 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00928 was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description was updated in 2001. This code is also in MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System).

CPT Code 00930

00930 CPT Code Description: CPT 00930 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing surgery to move an undescended testis into the scrotum. The procedure can be performed on one or both sides.

Open urethral procedures are included in CPT code 00930. This code can only be billed for male patients and it will be denied for females.

00930 CPT Code Description
00930 CPT Code Description

00930 is included in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. It was introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description was updated in 2001.

CPT Code 00932

00932 CPT Code Description: CPT 00932 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing surgery to completely amputate or surgically remove the penis.

Open urethral procedures are included in CPT code 00932. Use this code for male patients only. It will be denied for females.

00932 CPT Code Description
00932 CPT Code Description

The 00932 CPT code is an inpatient procedure only code. It was added under the IPO list in 2017. This code was introduced in 1990 and was updated only once in 2001 to the current code description. 00932 is in MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System).

CPT Code 00934

00934 CPT Code Description: CPT 00934 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing the surgical removal or an extensive amputation of the male genitelia.

The procedure involves the removal of the lymph nodes of the groin (on both sides). Open urethral procedures are included. Report the 00934 for male patients only. The code will be denied if reported for females.

00934 CPT Code Description
00934 CPT Code Description

This code was introduced to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description was updated once. This happend the first of January 2001.

The 00934 CPT code is in the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as an inpatient only procedure code by medicare on the first of January 2017.

CPT Code 00936

00936 CPT Code Description: CPT 00936 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing surgical removal of the male genitalia.

The 00936 procedure includes the removal of lymph nodes of the iliac and inguinal region (on both sides). Open urethral procedures are included. This code can only be billed for males.

00936 CPT Code Description
00936 CPT Code Description

This code was added to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) on the first of January 1990. The 00936 code description was updated on the first of January 2001.

00936 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.

CPT Code 00938

00938 CPT Code Description: CPT 00938 can be reported for health providers performing anesthesia services to male patients undergoing a procedure to treat erectile dysfunction in men. This is achieved with penile prosthesis insertion through the perineum.

00938 can only be reported for male patients and includes open urethral procedures. This code will be denied for a female patients.

00938 CPT Code Description
00938 CPT Code Description

00938 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was introduced to CPT on the first of January 1990. The code description was updated in 2001.

CPT Code 00940

00940 CPT Code Description: CPT 00940 can be billed if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a female patient undergoing a procedure on the female perineum.

The female perineum procedure includes biopsy of the:

  • labia;
  • endometrium;
  • cervix; or
  • vagina.

Be aware that the 00940 CPT code can only be reported if no more specific codes are available. You can find more specific codes for anesthesia services during vaginal procedures underneath.

CPT code 00940 can be billed for female patients only. It will be denied for male patients.

00940 CPT Code Description
00940 CPT Code Description

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 00940 CPT code description has never been updated since it was introduced.

CPT Code 00942

00942 CPT Code Description: CPT 00942 can be used if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a female patient undergoing a procedure on the female genitalia structures that are associated with that area.

The procedure can include repair of vaginal tea, incision into the vagina and/or excision of the vagina.

This code includes biopsy of the;

  • labia;
  • endometrium;
  • cervix; or
  • vagina.

The following (vaginal) procedures are included:

  • colporrhaphy;
  • colpotomy,
  • open urethral; and
  • vaginectomy.
00942 CPT Code Description
00942 CPT Code Description

Be aware that this is a female patient only code. It is not possible to bill this code for a male patient.

The 00942 CPT code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and was changed twice afterwards. The code description was updated in 2001 and 2002.

00942 is part of the MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment System) program.

CPT Code 00944

00944 CPT Code Description: CPT 00944 can be used if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a female patient undergoing a procedure for the removal of the uterus. The procedure on the female patients is performed through the vaginal approach.

CPT code 00944 includes biopsy of the;

  • labia;
  • endometrium;
  • cervix; or
  • vagina.

00944 can not be billed for male patients. It is a female patient code only.

00944 CPT Code Description
00944 CPT Code Description

00944 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.

The 00944 CPT code was on the IPO list from 2017 until 2020. Medicare removed it as a inpatient only procedure code in 2020.

CPT Code 00948

00948 CPT Code Description: CPT 00948 can be used if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a pregnant female patient undergoing cervical cerclage. The procedure is peformed on pregnant women who who have an incompetent cervix.

Cervical cerclage is a surgical procedure in which the health provider closes the cervix in the pregnant patient to prevent premature delivery.

CPT code 00948 includes biopsy of the;

  • endometrium;
  • labia;
  • vagina; or
  • cervix.
00948 CPT Code Description
00948 CPT Code Description

00948 can not be billed for male patients since it is a code for a surgery on a female patient.

The 00948 CPT code became part of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and the code description has not changed. This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

CPT Code 00950

00950 CPT Code Description: CPT 00950 can be used if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a female patient undergoing culdoscopy.

The culdoscopy procedure is used to view the uterus of a female patient with a camera that is attatched to a flexibale tube.

The culdoscopy procedure includes biopsy of the;

  • endometrium;
  • labia;
  • vagina; or
  • cervix.
00950 CPT Code Description
00950 CPT Code Description

00950 is in the merit based incentive payment system program and is code that can be used for females only. This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1991 and never been updated.

CPT Code 00952

00952 CPT Code Description: CPT 00952 can be used if a health provider performs an anesthesia service to a female patient undergoing either hysterosalpingography, hysteroscopy or both procedures.

The hysterosalpingography and/or hysteroscopy procedure(s) include biopsy of the;

  • endometrium;
  • labia;
  • vagina; or
  • cervix.
00952 CPT Code Description
00952 CPT Code Description

This code is for female patients only and was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990 and never updated after the introduction. CPT code 00952 is in the merit based incentive payment system program.

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