Copper IUD as EC

The copper IUD is an effective option for patients seeking emergency contraception [12]. However, these LARC methods need to be in stock to offer this service. Coding for this service includes a diagnosis code for emergency contraception and the appropriate supply coding for the IUD.

Coding for a copper IUD used as an emergency contraceptive is as follows:

Diagnosis code:

Z30.012 Encounter for prescription of emergency contraception

Device code:

J7300 Intrauterine copper contraceptive

Procedure code:

58300 Insertion of intrauterine device