AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 10 (October)

Surgery Nervous System (October 2001)

October 2001 page 10 Coding Consultation Nervous System, Surgery, 61795 (Q&A) Question My question has to do with code 61795, Stereotactic computer assisted volumetric (navigational) procedure, intracranial, extracranial, or spinal (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure). Specifically, how should 61795 be reported when this procedure is performed in conjunction with various ENT, head, and neck procedures, including functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)? AMA Comment The CPT Assistant has received the following consensus based on the CPT 2000 revision of code 61795, to include the term extracranial. CPT code 61795 was revised for CPT 2000 to...

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