AMA CPT® Assistant - 2007 Issue 5 (May)

Surgery: Male Genital System (May 2007)

May 2007 page 10b Coding Communication:Surgery: Male Genital System Question Is code 54150, Circumcision, using clamp or other device with regional dorsal penile or ring block, only to be reported for newborn circumcisions using this method? AMA Comment No. Code 54150 was revised in CPT 2007 to specify that the code can be reported for all ages and not only newborns, as was previously stated in the code descriptor. The revision also specifies the type of penile nerve block provided for the circumcision. Additionally, instructional parenthetical note was added after code 54150 to instruct users to report procedures performed...

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