AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 12 (December)
Surgery Nervous System, 62263 (Q&A) (December 1999)
December 1999 page 11-end Coding Consultation Surgery Nervous System, 62263 (Q&A) Question Can CPT code 62263 be used to report an endoscopic procedure for lysis of epidural adhesions? AMA Comment From a CPT coding perspective, it is not appropriate to report code 62263 for endoscopic lysis of epidural adhesions. CPT code 62263 describes a percutaneous epidural catheter-based treatment involving targeted injection of various substances coupled with epidural injection of contrast to define areas of scarring around nerve roots and/or spinal nerves as well as to define swollen nerves which might indicate moderate to severe inflammation in the nerves...
To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to the AMA CPT® Assistant.
Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.