Urology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Submit 56441 for Lysis of Clitoral Adhesions

Question: A patient was diagnosed with vulvodynia. The urologist performed a lysis of clitoral adhesions. What codes do we submit? Hawaii Subscriber Answer: The correct procedure code is 56441 (Lysis of labial adhesions). The diagnosis is N94.810 (Vulvodynia, vulvar vestibulitis).  

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