When a male experiences erectile dysfunction, and it becomes a problem, there is treatment for it. Take the penile prosthesis coding challenge below to see how well you know your CPT coding guidelines related to penile implantation surgery.
The Coding Challenge
A 67-year-old male presents with erectile dysfunction due to his ten-year history of Atenolol for hypertension. After attempting various treatment options with no success, the patient undergoes penile prosthesis surgery. The urologist inserts the fluid-filled reservoir under the abdominal wall, a pump and release valve inside the scrotum, and two inflatable cylinders inside the penis. Assign for CPT.
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