CPT® 22812, Under Arthrodesis Procedures for Spine Deformity (eg, Scoliosis, Kyphosis)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 22812 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Arthrodesis Procedures for Spine Deformity (eg, Scoliosis, Kyphosis).

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The provider performs arthrodesis, also known as spinal fusion, to secure different vertebrae to one another. This procedure helps to treat and alleviate persistent pain caused by various spinal deformities, such as scoliosis or kyphosis, abnormal curvatures of the spine. He uses an anterior, or front, approach to the spine, and fuses eight or more vertebral segments. He may apply a body cast.

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