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Perineal Revision

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    Default Perineal Revision
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    Pt had a vaginal delivery 5/12. At postpartum visit MD notes that perineum has healed w/posterior labial agglutination causing pain...

    On 7/8, MD performs perineal revision, incising scarred perineal tissue & enlarging vaginal opening.

    CPT? 56810 is nonobstetrical?

    Carol Wright, CPC

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    you are with the right code 56810. It is non obstetrical now as on date , having passed the puerperium of 42 days.

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    Default 56810
    What if it is at 7 weeks, post partum visit. Can this be billed?

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    Yes, you can with this code. This code denotes any time after 42 days of delivery

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