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Ob-Gyn Coding Alert

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Here's Why Payers Won't Cover 58700

Question: Wondering if anyone is seeing docs doing salpingectomies at time of c-section’s? My docs are starting to do salpingectomies instead of ligation at time of the section. Normally for ligation, 58611 is the CPT® code we use. However, with the salpingectomy, would it still be the same, or 58700? Help is appreciated. Massachusetts Subscriber Answer: The American Congress of Obstetricians [...]