AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 9 (September)

Cardiovascular Surgery, 37799 (Q&A) (September 1997)

September 1997 page 10c Coding Consultation Cardiovascular Surgery, 37799 (Q&A) Question How do I report laser removal of spider veins? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, there is not a CPT code to report removal of spider veins using laser. Therefore, it would be appropriate to report code 37799, Unlisted procedure, vascular surgery. It is important to note that when reporting an unlisted procedure code such, you should include a copy of the procedure report when submitting claims to a third-party payor. Cardiovascular Surgery, 37799 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1997; September 1997 page 10c ...

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