Limited Lymphadenectomy for Staging Procedures CPT® Code range 38562- 38564

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Channels 38562-38564 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 38562- 38564
Limited Lymphadenectomy for Staging Procedures
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[QUOTE]Hello coding community. Could you please help me with a question: [B]can we code lymph node mapping 38900 with 57531? [/B]Thank you very much in advance! :)[/QUOTE] Coding tips for 38900 in Enc... [ Read More ]
You can only bill 38900 with one of the base codes 19302, 19307, 38500, 38510, 38520, 38525, 38530, 38531, 38542, 38562, 38564, 38570, 38571, 38572, 38740, 38745, 38760, 38765, 38770, 38780, 56630, 56... [ Read More ]
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