What is the CPT code for median nerve repair?
Repair of major peripheral nerves, like the median nerve, is similarly reported: CPT 64856 or 64857 is used to describe the first nerve repaired. Though 64856 includes transposition of the nerve as part of the procedure, it appears that 64857 reimburses more without the nerve transposition.
What is the CPT code for repair of ulnar nerve?
The current coding options for a repair/revision CTR are 64721-22 (if there is supporting documentation of more extensive work) or unlisted 64999.
What is the CPT code for wound exploration?
CPT® Code 20103 – Wound Exploration-Trauma (eg, Penetrating Gunshot, Stab Wound) Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System – Codify by AAPC.
What is the CPT code for percutaneous implantation of neurostimulator electrode array cranial nerve?
|64553||PERCUTANEOUS IMPLANTATION OF NEUROSTIMULATOR ELECTRODE ARRAY; CRANIAL NERVE|
|64555||PERCUTANEOUS IMPLANTATION OF NEUROSTIMULATOR ELECTRODE ARRAY; PERIPHERAL NERVE (EXCLUDES SACRAL NERVE)|
Can CPT code 64721 and 64719 be billed together?
Source 2 says that unless the procedures are done through a separate incision or by a different approach, they are not code-able together, although both were pre-diagnosed and not incidental to one another.
Can CPT codes 64721 and 64718 be billed together?
Your codes are correct. I would appeal these as these are not bundled. 64718 treats the ulnar nerve. 64721 treats the median nerve.
Can CPT 64721 and 64718 be billed together?
What is included in CPT code 63685?
CPT code 63685 would be reported in addition to CPT code 63650, for the insertion or replacement of the pulse generator or receiver. CPT code 63685 includes the creation of a subcutaneous pocket made to house the stimulator and tunneling of the electrodes to the pocket.
What is procedure code 95972?
Complex programming is indicated by CPT code 95972 (Electronic analysis of implanted neurostimulator pulse generator system; complex spinal cord or peripheral neurostimulator pulse generator/transmitter, with intraoperative or subsequent programming, first hour) (see “Billing Tips”).