What is procedure code 58120?

What is procedure code 58120?

CPT code 58120 is used for non-obstetrical D&C as a diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedure. This procedure is ordinarily performed to obtain endometrial tissue for pathological diagnosis or to stop abnormal uterine bleeding.

What’s the CPT code for dilation and curettage?

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code for diagnostic dilation and curettage (D&C) is 58120.

What is the CPT code for hysteroscopy dilation and curettage?

If a biopsy is obtained, a polyp removed or a dilatation and curettage (D&C) performed during a hysteroscopy, use 58558 Hysteroscopy, surgical; with sampling (biopsy) of endometrium and/or polypectomy, with or without D&C.

What is the CPT code for endometrial biopsy?

The code for endometrial biopsy (58100) specifies “without cervical dilation.” It may not be combined with the code for cervical dilation (57800) because of a CCI edit. The appropriate code to use when the cervix is dilated at the time of endometrial biopsy is 58120 (dilation and curettage).

What is D&C of cervical stump?

A dilation and curettage procedure, also called a D&C, is a surgical procedure in which the cervix (lower, narrow part of the uterus) is dilated (expanded) so that the uterine lining (endometrium) can be scraped with a curette (spoon-shaped instrument) to remove abnormal tissues.

What is the difference between 59812 and 59820?

Query the physician if the type of miscarriage is not clearly documented in the medical record. Commonly reported CPT codes for miscarriages include: 59812, treatment of incomplete abortion, any trimester. 59820, treatment of missed abortion, completed surgically; first trimester.

How do you bill an endometrial biopsy?

Use CPT code 58110 when endometrial biopsy is performed in conjunction with colposcopy. Use 58110 CPT code along with 57420, 57421, 57452-57461.

Can 58100 and 57800 be billed together?

Guru. 57800 and 58100 can’t be billed together.

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