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Submit 54620 as the Closest for a Scrotal Approach Orchiopexy

Question: My surgeon performed an orchiopexy via a scrotal approach instead of using an inguinal or abdominal approach. What CPT® code should I use? Michigan Subscriber Answer: There is no specific CPT® code for a trans-scrotal orchiopexy, fixation of a testicle in the scrotum via a scrotal incision. There are codes for an inguinal approach (54640, Orchiopexy, inguinal approach, with or without [...]

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