AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 4 (April)

Unlisted Procedure or Service Codes (April 2001)

April 2001 page 3 Back to Basics Unlisted Procedure or Service Codes Due to advances in the field of medicine, physicians or other healthcare professionals may perform services or procedures for which the CPT book does not contain specific codes. To report procedures that are not otherwise specified, the CPT book designates unlisted codes. Unlisted codes do not include descriptor language that specifies the components of a particular service. Each section of CPT includes an unlisted procedure code number that should be used to identify unlisted procedures in that specific section of the CPT book. Within the guidelines of...

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