Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain CPT® Code range 61796- 61800

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain 61796-61800 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 61796- 61800
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain
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