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Coding for Ovarian Drilling


Can you provide some information related to ovarian drilling that would assist non-physician administration (coders, billers) understand what the term means and how it may be billed?

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I have some infertility coverage, under which my insurance said they will cover frozen embryo shipping/transport from one facility to another. 
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Measurements to report with ultrasound codes

Are there clear guidelines as to what measurements are required in order to bill for each type of ultrasound?
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Exclusion of IVF services due to Z31.83

My wife and I have been seeking IVF treatment and this year coverage was added to my benefits for infertility treatment (up to $25,000).

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I took the ASRM coding course, and in that course, coding for bilateral neosalpingostomies was coded using only a dx of N70.11 (hydrosalpinx). View the Answer
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Do you all have a resource that details what all can be billed, or what all is bundled with the 58558 procedure when done in office?  View the Answer
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Is there a CPT Code for "Ovarian Drilling"? View the Answer
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Is there a CPT code for Ovariopexy procedure only, via mini-laparotomy? View the Answer
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If the doctors do a hysteroscope #58555 in the office with a Endosee Scope, can I still use the same code even though it is in the office? View the Answer
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Physicians at our practice are placing a stitch and dilating the cervix after egg retrievals for those patients that have cervical stenosis.  View the Answer
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