CPT® 38209, Under Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Services/Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 38209 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Services/Procedures.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider manages the process of preparing already frozen and stored hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) for transplantation. The provider thaws each donor’s cells and washes it to remove the cryoprotective solution. He performs this service to remove the solution as well as to remove hemoglobin and debris to make the cells ready for transplantation. 

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