CPT® 61796, Under Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61796 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Cranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider uses externally generated ionized radiation to destroy a single, simple cranial lesion in the target area in the brain. The targeted lesion is simple, which typically means the lesion’s maximum dimension is less than 3.5 cm.

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