CPT® 40801, Under Incision Procedures on the Vestibule of Mouth

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 40801 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Vestibule of Mouth.

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Summary

The provider drains fluid from an abscess, cyst, or hematoma, from the vestibule or anterior most portion of the oral cavity of the patient’s mouth. This code is applicable if the procedure requires extended time or the case is complex or complicated. The operative report should indicate the complexity involved and the provider’s additional time.

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