AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 7 (July)

Male Genital System, 55250, 89300 (Q&A) (July 1998)

July 1998 page 10 Coding Consultation Male Genital System, 55250, 89300 (Q&A) Question In last month's edition, it was clarified that the postoperative semen analysis performed by the surgeon was inclusive of CPT code 55250. However, should semen analysis be additionally reported when performed by a reference laboratory? AMA Comment Yes. If postoperative semen analysis is performed by a reference laboratory (ie, not by the physician performing the vasectomy), then the laboratory should report 89300. Male Genital System, 55250, 89300 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; July 1998 page 10 ...

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