CPT® 63044, Under Posterior Extradural Laminotomy or Laminectomy for Exploration/ Decompression of Neural Elements or Excision of Herniated Intervertebral Disks Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 63044 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Posterior Extradural Laminotomy or Laminectomy for Exploration/ Decompression of Neural Elements or Excision of Herniated Intervertebral Disks Procedures.

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Summary

This procedure is the Laminotomy of each additional lumbar interspace with decompression of the nerve root(s), and includes a partial facetectomy, foraminotomy, and/or the excision of a herniated intervertebral disc.  This procedure is a reexploration.

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