Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures CPT® Code range 00500- 00580

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Anesthesia 00500-00580 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 00500- 00580
Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures
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