How do I code a urologist?

How do I code a urologist?

For most urological procedures, the appropriate codes can be found in the urinary and male genital sections under CPT® codes 50010 through 55899. However, some procedures commonly billed by urologists are in other sections. For example, ultrasound services are listed in the CPT® code 76xxx series.)

What is operational urologist?

A urologist is a physician who specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. Patients may be referred to a urologist if their physician suspects they may need treatment for a condition relating to bladder, urethra, ureters, kidneys, and adrenal glands.

What is the CPT code for Cystoprostatectomy?

A. The CPT code(s) use for the open cystoprostatectomy are 51570 Cystectomy complete (separate procedure) and 55840 Prostatectomy, retropubic radical, with or without nerve sparing.

What are urology tests?

These include blood tests (such as PSA or kidney function tests), urine tests (urine dipstick, cytology, X-rays or scans (plain X-ray, ultrasound, CT scan, MRI scan, or bone scan), and endoscopy or telescopic inspection of the bladder (flexible cystoscopy).

What is the ICD-10 for UTI?

0 Urinary tract infection, site not specified.

What is urology problem?

Urologic diseases or conditions include urinary tract infections, kidney stones, bladder control problems, and prostate problems, among others. Some urologic conditions last only a short time, while others are long-lasting. The Urinary Tract & How It Works.

What is procedure code 57250?

CPT code 57250 describes posterior colporrhaphy for repair of rectocele including perineorrhaphy if performed.

What is the most commonly ordered test in urology?

Urinalysis. The most common urine test performed is a urinalysis. In fact, in most yearly physical exams, urinalyses are done even if there is no cause for concern.

What is the diagnosis code for History of UTI?

ICD-10 code Z87. 440 for Personal history of urinary (tract) infections is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range – Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

What is the difference between CPT 57282 and 57283?

Vaginal – 57282 Colpopexy, vaginal; extra-peritoneal approach (sacrospinous, iliococcygeus), 57283 Colpopexy, vaginal; intra-peritoneal approach (uterosacral, levator myorrhaphy); or. Laparoscopically – 57425 Laparoscopy, surgical, colpopexy (suspension of vaginal apex).

What tests can a urologist run?


  • Physical Exam. Similar to physical exams administered by other doctors, this exam is typical with most visits to the urologist’s office.
  • Digital Rectal Exam.
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
  • Creatinine and Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)
  • Testosterone Blood Tests.
  • Urinalysis.
  • Urine Cultures.
  • 24-Hour Urine Test.