CPT® 61885, Under Neurostimulators (Intracranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61885 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Neurostimulators (Intracranial) Procedures on the Skull, Meninges, and Brain.

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Summary

The provider makes an incision and implants or replaces a direct or inductive cranial pulse generator or receiver in a subcutaneous pocket for connection to one electrode array. This service is generally done to treat Parkinson’s disease, tremors, or multiple sclerosis. The provider may replace the pulse generator or receiver due to a component malfunction.

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