Destruction Procedures on the Vulva, Perineum and Introitus CPT® Code range 56501- 56515

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Vulva, Perineum and Introitus 56501-56515 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 56501- 56515
Destruction Procedures on the Vulva, Perineum and Introitus
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Laser ablation is a way of destroying the lesions. So you would be coding for destruction of vaginal lesion(s) 57061-57065 or destruction of vulvar lesion(s) 56501-56515.... [ Read More ]
OOOOOHHH - to be honest, I wasn't even considering that & didn't notice the external location since I've only encountered removing granulation tissue from the vaginal CUFF (post hysterectomy), which i... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="SharonCollachi, post: 475866, member: 654943"] 46910 Destruction of lesion(s), anus (eg, condyloma, papilloma, molluscum contagiosum, herpetic vesicle), simple; electrodesiccation ADDITIONAL... [ Read More ]
46910 Destruction of lesion(s), anus (eg, condyloma, papilloma, molluscum contagiosum, herpetic vesicle), simple; electrodesiccation ADDITIONAL GUIDELINE: [U]For destruction of lesion(s) in specifi... [ Read More ]
Thats what I thought. So does this procedure fall under 56501, 56515 or excision codes 116..?... [ Read More ]
In the CPT book under the header for destruction it states: for destruction of lesions in specific anatomical sites see 40820, 46900-4617, 46924, [B]54050[/B]-54057, 54065, 56501, 56515, 57061, 57065,... [ Read More ]
56501 or 56515 depending on how many were removed.... [ Read More ]
I would use 56501, unless the provider indicated in their documentation that it was extensive, in which case I would use 56515. I wouldn't necessarily bill an E/M unless the documentation that made i... [ Read More ]
For penile lesions try looking at 54050-54060. For vaginal it will depend on exactly where the lesions are you can look at 56501 - 56515, 57061-57065. Hope you find what you are looking for.... [ Read More ]
You are correct that 56501 (or 56515) is used only for destruction by laser, electro, cryo, chemosurgery. If the physician excises the lesion, you are also correct that you go to 1142__ for benign le... [ Read More ]