AMA CPT® Assistant - 2014 Issue 12 (December)

Surgery: Male Genital System (December 2014)

December 2014 page 16b Surgery: Male Genital System Question: What is the correct code to report for correction of buried or concealed penis? Answer: CPT code 54300, Plastic operation of penis for straightening of chordee (eg, hypospadias), with or without mobilization of urethra, should be reported. If the physician has to perform scrotal reconstruction in addition to the primary procedure, CPT code 55175, Scrotoplasty; simple, may also be reported; however, documentation must support the use of the code. Surgery: Male Genital System (December 2014). CPT® Assistant. 2014; December 2014 page 16b ...

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