CPT® 39401, Under Endoscopy Procedures on the Mediastinum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 39401 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Endoscopy Procedures on the Mediastinum.

Subscribe to Codify by AAPC and get the code details in a flash.


The provider inserts a thin rigid or flexible instrument through a small incision in the neck or upper chest to look inside the mediastinum, the central part of the chest cavity between and in front of the lungs. The procedure includes excision of one or more samples of any abnormal–looking tissue mass for analysis to determine the presence of cancer or other disease, when performed.

For clinical responsibility, terminology, tips and additional info
start codify free trial.

View any code changes for 2024 as well as historical information on code creation and revision.
Combat the #1 denial reason - mismatched CPT-ICD-9 codes - with top Medicare carrier and private payer accepted diagnoses for the chosen CPT® code.
View the CPT® code's corresponding procedural code and DRG. In a click, check the DRG's IPPS allowable, length of stay, and more. To plug inpatient facility revenue drains, subscribe to DRG Coder today.
Crosswalk to an anesthesia code and its base units, and calculate payments in a snap! Subscribe to Anesthesia Coder today.
View matching HCPCS Level II codes and their definitions.


Have a question about CPT Code 39401 ? Start a discussion here