CPT® 21462, Under Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Head

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21462 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Head.

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Summary

The provider treats a fracture of the mandible, or lower jaw bone, to repair damage caused by blunt force trauma to the face. He accesses the fracture through an incision and applies a fixation device that attaches to the teeth to secure the fracture while it heals.

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