Percutaneous Augmentation and Annuloplasty Procedures CPT® Code range 22526- 22527

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) 22526-22527 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 22526- 22527
Percutaneous Augmentation and Annuloplasty Procedures
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