Billing Codes for PARAGARD

Documenting PARAGARD placement and subsequent care with appropriate coding is a key part of the billing process. The CPT/J-codes below may be used when filing claims. Be sure to check with your patient's individual insurance carrier, as payers vary in their claim reporting requirements.

CPT codes1
58300 Intrauterine contraceptive device insert
CPT procedure codes do not include the cost of PARAGARD. Use the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)/J-code, J7300, to report use of a unit.1
To complete the claim, you may also need to report:
  • Drug name: PARAGARD T380A (intrauterine copper contraceptive)
  • Quantity: 1
  • National Drug Code (NDC):
    • -    59365-5128-1 (10 digit format) or
    • -    59365-5128-01 (11 digit format)
  • Route of administration: Intrauterine
  • How supplied: Carton of 1 sterile unit
Reference: 1. Sutton K. The essential guide to LARC coding webinar handout. Webinar presented: https://live.blueskybroadcast.com/bsb/client/CL_DEFAULT.asp?Client=490885&P CAT=2791&CAT=10361. Published March 24, 2016. Accessed August 9, 2017.