AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 4 (April)

Urinary System, 51840 (Q&A) (April 1998)

April 1998 page 15d Coding Consultation Urinary System, 51840 (Q&A) Question Is CPT code gender specific? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, there is nothing in CPT code 51840 that designates gender. Therefore, from that standpoint, it would be appropriate to use the code to report a simple anterior vesicourethropexy or urethropexy, regardless of whether performed on a female or male patient. Urinary System, 51840 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; April 1998 page 15d ...

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