AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 12 (December)

Male Genital System, 54152, 54161 (Q&A) (December 1996)

December 1996 page 10e Coding Consultation Male Genital System, 54152, 54161 (Q&A) In CPT codes 54152 and 54161, how is "newborn" defined? If I do a circumcision in my office, after the infant has been discharged from the hospital, should I report a CPT code for a newborn or use one that states except newborn? AMA Comment The commonly accepted medical definition of the term newborn (Stedman's Medical Dictionary) is: Relating to the period immediately succeeding birth and continuing through the first 28 days of life. Therefore, when reporting a circumcision, the site of the service has no...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to the AMA CPT® Assistant.


Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AMA's CPT® Assistant - Current + Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.