Other Procedures on the Neck or Thorax CPT® Code range 21899- 21899

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax 21899-21899 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 21899- 21899
Other Procedures on the Neck or Thorax
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