AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 6 (June)

Male Genital System, 55250 (Q&A) (June 1998)

June 1998 page 10d Coding Consultation Male Genital System, 55250 (Q&A) Question What is the appropriate code to report for postoperative sperm counts following a vasectomy? AMA Comment As indicated in the code descriptor, CPT code 55250, Vasectomy, unilateral or bilateral (separate procedure), including postoperative semen examination(s), inherently includes postoperative semen examination(s). Therefore, no additional code would be reported for postoperative sperm counts following a vasectomy. Male Genital System, 55250 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; June 1998 page 10d ...

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