Manipulation Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) CPT® Code range 22505- 22505

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) 22505-22505 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 22505- 22505
Manipulation Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column)
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[U]Per AAOS[/U] - How should the manipulation of joint codes be applied? According to the National Correct Coding Initiative (chapter 1) as well as the AAOS GSD, manipulation of a joint is normally ... [ Read More ]
I would code each region manipulated documented in the op report separtely with the 98926 for example if these are the body parts documented: 98926 (3-4 body regions involved) 22505 (Manipulation of... [ Read More ]
See that's the problem with the radiology part.... I don't see adequate documentation for the arthrogram (23350), AND you can't do an articular joint injection (20610) anyway along with the arthrogram... [ Read More ]
I am looking for some coding expertise on MUA of the spine 22505. The code description reads "any region". My question is: If they physician manipulates more than one region (ie thoracic and lumbar... [ Read More ]
Excerpt from an [B][COLOR="Magenta"]Ortho Pink Sheet[/COLOR][/B]...(date 5-3-10) Afraid the rumor is true... Revision of cervical artificial disc ([B]22861[/B])[U] includes [/U]components 22220, 225... [ Read More ]
(These are my opinions and should not be construed as being the final authority. Other opinions may vary.) This is from CPT Asst: March 1997 page 11 Coding Consultation Musculoskeletal, 22505 (Q&A... [ Read More ]
can code 22505 be submitted with modifer 50, does anyone know?... [ Read More ]
First it has to be general anesthesia: CPT® Assistant January 1999 Volume 9 Issue 1 "What type of anesthesia must be used to report CPT codes 22505 and 23700? The code descriptors do not state the ty... [ Read More ]
[b]22505 does NOT accept 62 modifier[/b] NOT my area of expertise, but I do not think that 22505 accetps the -62 (Co-surgeon) modifier, so I don't see how you could bill for both doctors in the same ... [ Read More ]