Providers are reminded to refer to the long descriptors of the CPT codes in their CPT book. The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) require the use of short CPT descriptors in policies published on the Web.
Prostatic microwave thermotx
Prostatic rf thermotx
Unlisted procedure, male genital system
Note: Use 55899 to represent Water-Induced Thermotherapy (WIT).
Hypertrophy (benign) of prostate
Benign localized hyperplasia of prostate
Cyst of prostate
Hyperplasia of prostate, unspecified