CPT® 00540, Under Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 00540 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Procedures.

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Summary

The provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing procedures that are not specifically described by another anesthesia code in which the surgical provider performs thoracotomy. Thoracotomy is opening the chest for surgical treatment or investigation of structures within the chest.

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