|April 2006 · Vol. 18, No. 4
Supracervical hysterectomy billingMelanie
RN, CPC-OGS, MA
Independent coding and documentation consultant; former program manager, Department of Coding and Nomenclature, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Q How should I bill for a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy?
A If the ovaries are not removed, your code choices are 58550 (laparoscopy surgical with vaginal hysterectomy for uterus 250 grams or less) or 58553 (laparoscopy surgical with vaginal hysterectomy for uterus greater than 250 grams).