Exploration Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) CPT® Code range 22830- 22830

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column) 22830-22830 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 22830- 22830
Exploration Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column)
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