Excision Procedures on the Vas Deferens CPT® Code range 55250- 55250

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Vas Deferens 55250-55250 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 55250- 55250
Excision Procedures on the Vas Deferens
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A low inguinal incision made to the top of the left hemiscrotum and dissection proceeded through Scarpa's fascia to the level of the external ring. This was partially opened and the cord structures i... [ Read More ]
The cost of the semen analyses performed in house is included in the 55250 until the analysis is negative for sperm.. I am sure an outside lab will charge the patient.... [ Read More ]
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I would suggest the following coding for your clinical scenario: 55559 unlisted laparoscopy/robotic procedure, spermatic cord, for the pelvic vasectomy, Bench mark to 55250 55250 for the trans-... [ Read More ]
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Just a follow-up question, I am just trying to clarify if 55250 Vasectomy is always considered to be a medically necessary procedure? **Per CMS Guidelines that in order for a payment to be made on... [ Read More ]
The patient had a vasectomy performed which was paid in full by the insurance. It was noted at that time that the patient would need to undergo scrotal exploration to identify the left vas and complet... [ Read More ]