Incision Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) CPT® Code range 22010- 22015

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) 22010-22015 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 22010- 22015
Incision Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column)
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